Green garden peas are a vibrant addition to any dish, and this recipe sees them sauteed with plenty of butter to make it a truly special side. Fried gently with shallot, garlic and a dash of lemon juice, these are anything but ordinary peas.
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10-15 mins before ready to serve, halve, peel and thinly slice the shallot. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Put a large frying pan on medium-high heat and add the butter (see ingredients for amount). Allow it to melt, then add the shallot and cook until softened, 3-4 mins, stirring. Add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant, 1 min. Then add peas and cook, stirring, until piping hot, 2-3 mins. Squeeze in a little lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and remove from the heat. Cover with a lid to keep warm.