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BBQ Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped scallops, BBQ scallops
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 114 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola

Scallops wrapped in bacon and brushed with barbeque sauce. 

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Ingredients

  • 10 large scallops , dry packed and muscle removed
  • 10 strips bacon
  • 4 tablespoons BBQ sauce
  • 10 long toothpicks
  • chives , minced for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak your toothpicks in water for up to an hour, but a minimum of 15 minutes. You want them good and soaked before going under the broiler for a long period of time.
  2. Preheat broiler to high heat.
  3. Make sure your scallops are rinsed and the muscle has been removed. Pat dry using a paper towel.
  4. Wrap each scallop with a strip of bacon, securing with a toothpick.
  5. Place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  6. Place under broiler for 5-6 minutes. Remove and baste with BBQ sauce. Return to oven for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove and turn over. Return to oven for 5-6 minutes.
  8. Remove and baste with BBQ sauce. Return to oven for 2-3 minutes, or until bacon edges are dark and crispy.
  9. Remove, garnish with chives and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

*Scallop size can vary greatly and therefore so can cooking times. These scallops were colossal size, about 2 inches wide and 1 1/2 inches thick. They took a total of 13 minutes to cook. Make adjustments based on your scallop size. This will also impact your bacon size.

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 276mg 12%
Potassium 90mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 1.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.