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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: 106kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
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

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  • Unroll Puff Pastry Sheet and cut into 16 equal size squares. Place 1 inch apart on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. 
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg and heavy cream. Baste lightly on each Puff Pastry square. 
  • 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. 
  • Clean scallops and dab dry with a paper towels. Liberally season with fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper. 
  • Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat until nearly smoking. Add butter. 
  • As soon as the butter has melted, add scallops. Sear on each side for 2-3 minutes or until lightly brown. 
  • Remove scallops and cut in half horizontally. 
  • Equally divide Bacon Jam between each Puff Pastry square. Top with a half scallop, chopped scallions and light sprinkle of Maldon sea salt. 
  • Serve hot and enjoy! 
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 28mg | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.5mg