Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a sauté pan. Season scallops with salt and pepper on both sides. Sear scallops for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, (2 to 3 minutes if they are not jumbo-sized).
Sauté 1 tablespoon garlic in olive oil for about 1 minute. Remove from heat, then add butter; swirl butter into the garlic until it has melted. Add 3 tablespoons scallions, thyme and bell peppers. Toss sauce with pasta. Keep warm until ready to serve.
Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, lime juice, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons garlic, cilantro, parsley, 1 tablespoons scallions and sugar; toss to combine.
Combine pasta mixture with scallops. Garnish with lemon juice mixture.Makes 4 Source: