8(about 1kg) scallops in the half shell1clove of garlic, finely chopped½ tbspfinely chopped flat-leaf parsley½lemon, finely grated rind and juice only2 tbspextra-virgin olive oil
Scatter scallops with garlic, parsley, lemon rind and drizzle with olive oil. Heat a large cast-iron frying pan over high heat until very hot (4-5 minutes). Add scallops to the pan and cook, shell-side down, until just opaque (3-5 minutes). Drizzle with lemon juice, season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, and serve immediately.