5-6 oz fettuccine pasta
¼ lb sea scallops
½ lb large shrimp deveined and shell
3 tablespoons butter
¼ cup finely chopped shallots
¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
¼ cup finely chopped jalapeño pepper
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
A few chopped fresh basil leaves for garnish.
Cook fettuccine according to package instructions and drain in a colander. Set aside.
Heat the oil in a large, deep skillet. Once the oil starts to heat up, pan-fry the shrimp for 1 minute per side. Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside.
Sear the scallops in medium heat for 2 minutes per side. Turn off the heat.
In the empty pasta pan, melt the butter, and then cook the garlic for 1 minute. Add the shallots and peppers. Cook until tender over low heat, about 5 minutes.
Pour the heavy cream in the pan and then stir. Cook over low heat for 3 minutes.
Add the Parmesan cheese and turn off the heat. Add salt and pepper if needed. Stir. Divide the pasta between 2 pasta bowls. Top each with shrimp and scallops. Serve immediately.