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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

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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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