In a large nonstick skillet, heat the
butter over medium high heat until it's sizzling but not browned.
Add the scallops and sauté, keeping
the heat up, for 2-3 minutes until the scallops are white and cooked
through, with a hint of browning at the edges.
Pour over the wine and bring to a very
Sprinkle on salt and pepper and serve
Shellfish is a great treat for anyone, but
its super fast-cooking qualities and the easy professional finish you
can achieve with it make it particularly useful for the lazy kitchen.
Have the rest of the meal ready to go before you start cooking the
scallops. Try serving them with noodles, a substantial, well-dressed
green salad, and crusty bread to soak up the juices.