Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

These two-bite quintessential cocktail party scallops are easy to prepare and ready in just half an hour. The bacon adds nice smoky flavor, but you can also make this recipe with prosciutto or pancetta.

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
Photo: Photo by Morgan Hunt Glaze / Food Styling by Ruth Blackburn / Prop Styling by Christina Daley
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 large sea scallops (1 pound)

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 8 thick-cut bacon slices (about 8 ounces)

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Set a rack in a rimmed baking sheet.

  2. Season the scallops with salt and pepper and wrap each in 1 slice of bacon, securing it with a toothpick. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with the butter. Roast for 18 to 20 minutes, until the bacon and scallops are cooked through. Serve warm.

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