The next time you need dinner in a hurry, think about what ingredients cook fast. Couscous comes together in minutes, as does simple seared fish. Once you've picked up two rapid elements, toss in a seasonal vegetable, citrus juice for freshness, and call it a day.
This recipe illustrates this technique perfectly by combining couscous with seared scallops, snow peas, and oranges. It's a healthy and effortless meal that's far from boring. Serve with a crisp white wine and fresh berries for dessert. To learn how it's done, check out the recipe now. From Real Simple Ingredients 1 cup couscous Directions Serves 4.
Scallops With Snow Peas and Orange
2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
16 sea scallops (about 1 1/2 pounds)
kosher salt and black pepper
3/4 pound snow peas, halved lengthwise
From Real Simple
1 cup couscous