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Overhead view of bacon wrapped scallops with herb butter sauce on a white plate with a fork.
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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Herb-Butter Sauce

Simple yet impressive, these easy bacon-wrapped scallops are packed with protein and delectable flavors.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Seafood
Keyword easy to make, high protein, low carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 520kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment Paper
  • Paper towels
  • toothpicks
  • Small saucepan
  • Whisk

Ingredients

For the Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

  • 2 pounds large sea scallops
  • 1 pound thin-cut bacon strips sliced in half
  • olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

For the Herb-Butter Sauce

  • cup butter
  • 1 small shallot minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425° Fahrenheit. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Pat scallops completely dry with paper towels. Carefully wrap one half strip of bacon around one scallop and secure ends of bacon with toothpick. Repeat until all scallops have been wrapped in bacon.
    Bacon-wrapped scallops, uncooked, on a white plate.
  • Place bacon-wrapped scallops on lined baking sheet. Lightly drizzle olive oil over scallops, then season to taste with salt and pepper.
    Bacon-wrapped scallops drizzled with olive oil, salt, and pepper, on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Place baking sheet in preheated oven. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until scallops are fully cooked-through.
  • While scallops bake, prepare herb-butter sauce. Heat small saucepan over medium-low heat. When warm, add butter and melt completely. Add minced shallot and garlic to melted butter and cook 1 minute or until fragrant.
    Overhead view of a small saucepan with herb-butter sauce for bacon-wrapped scallops.
  • Remove saucepan from heat. Add parsley, oregano, and salt, and whisk well to combine ingredients. Transfer fully-cooked scallops to plates, drizzle herb-butter sauce over, and serve warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, with sauce | Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 1187mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1196IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 7g