Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce Recipe
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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce Recipe

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Although the rich seafood tidbits look complicated, they're actually easy to assemble and cook. The dipping sauce, with its hints of mustard and maple syrup, complements the scallops nicely. It's a unique appetizer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 bacon strips
  • 10 large sea scallops
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 365 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place bacon in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 7-10 minutes or until partially cooked and lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Wrap each strip of bacon around a scallop; secure with toothpicks. In a saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Reduce heat; about 8 minutes. Stir in the mustard, syrup and salt. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place the scallops on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-12 minutes or until firm and opaque. Serve with the cream sauce. Yield: 10 appetizers.
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 365 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

My family really enjoys the bacon wrapped scallops. For something different make a dipping sauce with mayo and worsterchester sauce. Yum.

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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

This is an excellent recipe. Delicious, fast & easy to prepare. Served it a number of times for company.Everyone loves it. SOOoooo GOOD.

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2009

my family LOVES this sauce. we use it for other seafood dishes as well.

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