Stir-Fried Scallops with Summer Squashes and Thai Basil

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3 to 4

    as a Main Course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This dish is a summer celebration, a trumpet note of glee when the markets are full of baby zucchini, pattypan and crookneck squashes, baby corn, fresh peas, and bouquets of green-leaved Thai basil. Summer bounty of other sorts may be happily tossed in or substituted—corn off the cob, sugar snap peas, snow peas, or plum tomatoes oven-dried as instructed, for example.

This classic Chinese stir-fry is easily prepared in advance and should not daunt e