fresh bay scallop
garlic clove, minced
parsley, finely chopped
fresh ground black pepper
fresh lemon, juice of
- Wash the scallops in cold water. Spread on paper towels to dry. Put flour in a small bowl. Toss scallops in flour to coat completely.
- Melt butter in a skillet over low heat. Add the scallops and pan fry 3 to 4 minutes, moving and turning, until they are firm but not browned. Add garlic and parsley and cook 30 seconds longer.
- Remove to a serving plate and squeeze lemon juice over scallops and season with salt and pepper.