If using shrimp, follow same instructions as scallops in Steps 2 and 4, cooking until shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.
If using chicken, pat dry and season all over with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as scallops in Step 4, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.
If using 16 oz. scallops, follow same instructions as 8 oz. scallops, cooking in batches if necessary until scallops reach a minimum internal temperature of. 145 degrees.
If cooking without a protein, omit end of Step 2 and entire Step 4.