Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
17min
Total

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Description

Everything is better when it’s wrapped in bacon! Wrap the scallops in cooked bacon strips and sear for a delicious side or appetizer.

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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9 slice(s) Hy-Vee sweet smoked bacon, cut in half lengthwise
18 fresh sea scallops, side muscle removed
½ tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
1 ½ tbsp. Hy-Vee salted butter
3 crushed garlic cloves

Things To Grab

  • 12-inch skillet
  • Paper towels
  • Toothpicks
  • Meat thermometer

Directions

  1. Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium to medium-low heat. Add bacon. Cook until browned but still pliable. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels; reserve bacon fat. 

  2. Pat scallops dry, wrap with cooked bacon, and secure with a toothpick. Season both sides with salt and pepper. 

  3. Heat bacon fat, butter, and garlic over medium to medium-high heat. Cook scallops in batches, basting with cooking fat, turning once until browned and centers reach 145 degrees. 

Nutrition facts

Servings

110 Calories per serving
3 scallops

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 490mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Protein: 6g

Daily Values

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Iron 0%
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Calcium 0%
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Vitamin D 0%
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Potassium 2%