Scallops with Pistachio & Lemon
Serves 4
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  1. 1/2 cup pistachio nuts, peeled and unsalted
  2. 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
  3. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  4. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  5. 2 tablespoons butter
  6. 12 sea scallops
  7. salt & pepper, to taste
  8. 1/2 lemon, just the grated zest
  1. Finely chop the pistachios and place in a bowl with chives, oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Heat the butter in a pan, season the scallops and fry them about 1–2 minutes on each side.
  3. Place on a tray and top each scallop with the pistachio mixture.
  4. Top each with a few strands of grated lemon zest.