3/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Stir in garlic, and cook for a few seconds until fragrant.
Add scallops, and cook for several minutes on one side, then turn over, and continue cooking until firm and opaque.
Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter.
Pour sauce over scallops to serve