french scallops

French Scallops

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
3/4 to 1 pound scallops
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped

Mix together four, salt and pepper. Coat scallops with flour mixture. Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add scallops and cook mixture 4 to 5 minutes, turning over in pan until scallops are golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon. Keep warm. Lower heat. Add butter. When melted, add garlic and cook over low heat for about 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Cook until golden brown. Pour over scallops. Sprinkle with parsley.

Yields 3 to 4 servings.