Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Linda Kauppinen


Another family recipe from my favorite cousin! These are a little work, but delicious. They can be made in the oven or on the grill. Sure to be a hit!

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10 Hr
15 Min


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1 lb
bacon, cut in half crossways (use low sodium bacon since scallops are salty)
1 lb
giant sea scallops or 2 pounds small sea scallops, rinsed
1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil
1/2 c
dry italian vermouth
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, minced
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
onion powder

How to Make Bacon Wrapped Scallops


  • 1Wrap one bacon piece around each scallop, if necessary securing with a wooden toothpick, or you can secure them on kabob skewers.

    Place wrapped scallops in a baking dish.
  • 2Combine olive oil, vermouth, parsley, garlic powder, pepper, onion powder and oregano in small bowl, mixing well.
    Pour over the scallops.
    Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. (Marinating overnight or up to 8 hours gives best results)
  • 3Remove scallops from marinade. Arrange on broiler pan and broil, 4 inches from heat 7 to 10 minutes or until bacon is brown.
    Turn over and brown other side for about 5 minutes.
    Remove wooden toothpicks or from skewers, arrange on platter lined with greens. Garnish as desired. **these can also be done on the grill**
    To serve just slide them off the skewer or toothpick and serve with fancy toothpicks.
    You can also double this recipe-it still comes out really well.

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About Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Seafood, #scallops

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