LEMON-BASIL SCALLOPS WITH GREEN BEANS
This is a lite and easy dish all you need is one pan, its alos low calories. you can serve the scallops with rice or french bread and a glass of white wine. finished off with a light dessert of sorbet or fruit. Here we go, quick and easy.
1 small red onion
1/2 fresh green beans
1/2 sea scallops
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 table spoon lemon juice
2 teaspoon cornstarch
1 table grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon basil
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced or crused
1. Cut the onions into thin wedges. Cut the fresh green beans into 2-inch lengths. Halve any very larger scallops.
2. I(n a small bow, add together the broth, lemon juice, cornstarch, lemon zest, basil and pepper
3. In a skillet, warm the oil over medium-high heat until hot but NOT SMOKING. Add onion and garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add scallops and cook untill they are alomost completey Opaque, should be about 4 minutes.
4. Add the green beans. Stir the broth mixture to reblend the cornstarchand add it to the skillet. Bring the liquid to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low cover and simmeruntil beans are crisp and the scallops are cooked through, again about 4 minutes
working time 15 minutes
total time 20 minutes