Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

These two-bite quintessential cocktail-party scallops never get old. The bacon adds nice smoky flavor, but you can also prepare this recipe with prosciutto or pancetta. Slideshow: More Scallop Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
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  • 8 large sea scallops (1 pound)

  • Kosher salt

  • Pepper

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

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. 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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