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scallops wrapped with bacon and a rosemary garnish

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings

These bite size appetizers are perfect for the holidays or any party! Easy to make, make ahead and quick cooking!

Ingredients

1 pound jumbo scallops

8-10 strips thick cut bacon, cut in half

Kosher salt

Black pepper

Paprika

Fresh Rosemary

Chopped chives

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cook the bacon for 2 minutes on each side, removing from the pan before getting crisp. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  • Rinse and dry the scallops very well with paper towels on both sides.
  • Season the scallops with salt and pepper to taste on both sides.
  • Wrap each scallop with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Repeat with all of the scallops.
  • Spray a cooking sheet with non-stick cooking spray, then place the scallops on the sheet pan.
  • Cook the scallops for 10-12 minutes until slightly firm to the touch and opaque.
  • Sprinkle on the paprika right before serving and garnish with chopped chives and fresh rosemary if desired.
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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