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Bacon Jam Scallops

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon jam recipe, puff pastry appetizer recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 106 kcal
Bacon Jam Scallops are a play on classic bacon wrapped scallops, only using sweet and salty bacon jam with scallions and flaky puff pastry! 
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Ingredients

  • 1 Puff Pastry Sheet , thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Bacon Jam , at room temperature
  • 8 large scallops
  • fine sea salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon scallions , chopped for garnish
  • Maldon Sea Salt , for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

  2. Unroll Puff Pastry Sheet and cut into 16 equal size squares. Place 1 inch apart on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. 

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and heavy cream. Baste lightly on each Puff Pastry square. 

  4. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until Puff Pastry is light brown. Remove from oven and using the back of a spoon, create a well in each square. Set aside. 

  5. Clean scallops and dab dry with a paper towels. Liberally season with fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper. 

  6. Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat until nearly smoking. Add butter. 

  7. As soon as the butter has melted, add scallops. Sear on each side for 2-3 minutes or until lightly brown. 

  8. Remove scallops and cut in half horizontally. 

  9. Equally divide Bacon Jam between each Puff Pastry square. Top with a half scallop, chopped scallions and light sprinkle of Maldon sea salt. 

  10. Serve hot and enjoy! 

  11. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Jam Scallops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 1.1%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.