The key to serving delicious, tender scallops is to never overcook them--otherwise they tighten up and get chewy. Served on a bed of garlic-scented Israel couscous, this dish is sure to please any crowd. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: http://www.healthline.com/health-recipes/citrus-scallops-israel-couscous —Healthline
16 oz box Israel couscous
chopped garlic, divided
freshly cracked black pepper
1 1/2 pounds
large sea scallops
fresh lime juice
fresh lemon juice
In This Recipe
Cook couscous according to package directions, adding 1 teaspoon garlic and pepper to cooking liquid. Set aside, keeping warm.
Heat a large skillet sprayed with vegetable cooking spray over medium-high heat. When hot add scallops and cook 2 minutes per side or just until golden brown and almost cooked through.
Add remaining 1 teaspoon garlic, lime and lemon juices and zest and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and serve with couscous.