Zero Points Scallops with Lemon Peas
12 large sea scallops
1 cup shelled peas
1 shallot, minced
1 lemon, juice and zest
Chives, garnish for peas
Olive-oil cooking spray
Shell one cup of peas and set aside. Mince one shallot. Place scallops on paper towel and pat dry on both sides. Spray a large pan with olive oil cooking spray. Heat to medium high heat. Sprinkle scallops on both sides with salt and pepper. Cook scallops 2-3 minutes on each side or until desired doneness. Set scallops aside.
Spray a small skillet with olive oil cooking spray and heat to medium. Saute the shallot for 2 minutes. Add the peas and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove the peas from heat and add juice from one lemon and 1 tsp lemon zest.
Place 6 scallops on each plate with half of the lemon peas. Garnish the peas with chives and finish each plate with a slice of lemon. Enjoy your elegant zero points dinner!