Total Time
7mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

K, so I needed a dinner in a flash one night and I had just bought imitation scallops that are made of haddock--cheap and tasted so real. Anyway, this was total comfort food--nice and warm--makes just enough for 1.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat pan to medium heat.
  2. Spray with canola oil spray.
  3. Season scallops with salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. Sear the scallops for approximately 2 minutes per side.
  5. Remove the scallops from the pan.
  6. Put garlic, shallot, and red pepper in pan and sauté for 1-1/2 minutes till browned.
  7. Add in couscous and diced tomatoes.
  8. Add a bit of water if necessary and cook on low for a while.
  9. Right before plating add scallops back in, add parsley and basil and squeeze on the fresh lemon juice.

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