Bacon Jam Scallops
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16 pieces
Bacon Jam Scallops are a play on classic bacon wrapped scallops, only using sweet and salty bacon jam with scallions and flaky puff pastry!
- 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)
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!
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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