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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce Recipe

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. YIELD:5 servings


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


  • 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.

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.

Reviews for Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Cream Sauce

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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."

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."

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2009

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

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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