Coconut Noodles with Scallops


This recipe for coconut noodles is a “main course” entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free 3-Course Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Catherine Norris. For the light sauce, she uses Coconut Milk Beverage from So Delicious.

Coconut Noodles with Scallops

So Delicious Dairy Free 3 Course Recipe Contest BadgeCatherine says, “This is a delicious and easy meal to make. Great to do when entertaining as it takes so little time to make.”

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Coconut Noodles with Scallops

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and tree nut-free. In fact, it is quite allergy-friendly unless shellfish is a concern. Just be sure to purchase a vegetable stock for the coconut noodles sauce that meets your dietary needs.

Coconut Noodles with Scallops
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 red bell-pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Pinch sea salt and pepper
  • ½ cup hot gluten-free vegetable stock
  • 1 cup So Delicious Unsweetened Coconut Milk Beverage
  • about 12 sea scallops
  • ½ lime sliced thinly
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 9 ounces uncooked brown rice noodles
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut to garnish
  1. Start by heating the coconut oil in a wok for skillet, over high heat. Add the bell pepper, and garlic, stir for a minute. Add the turmeric, chili powder, pepper and sea salt, stir-fry for an additional minute.
  2. Mix the vegetable stock and coconut milk together and add to stir-fry, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add the scallops, lime slices and spinach, continue cooking for another five minutes. The sauce will reduce and thicken.
  3. Meanwhile, immerse the noodles in a pt of just boiled water. Let stand for 5 minutes and drain. Add the cooked noodles to the coconut stir-fry and mix. stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Plate and sprinkle with shredded coconut.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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