This is one you might want to pack away for February 14th. And skip the reservations. Pan seared scallops in wine and lemon reduction.
This is a meal that you can shop for without a cart and serve to special friends..
1 # lb scallops
1 Tbsp evoo
Flour and peprika
3/4 c wine white
Clean scallops pat dry and coat with flour and peprika
Heat extra v olive oil and butter in pan
Place scallops in pan cook 3 min each side Med heat
Cook in batches if need be do not croud
Remove from pan
Add 3/4 c wine to pan still Med. High heat
Juice of one lemon
Reduce by half
Serve over scallops
I served with rice and steamed green beans