Separate scallops from shell and rinse well. Remove red muscle from scallops, if desired.
Dry shells and place them on a cookie sheet. Place 1 or 2 scallops, depending on the size, on each shell. Season each one with salt and pepper, pinch of garlic, drops of lime juice and dot with butter.
Cover with grated parmesan cheese and sprinkle drops of water.
Bake in hot oven 200°F (400°c) for 10 minutes approximately, to broil.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes