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Bacon wrapped scallops

Bacon wrapped scallops has been on the menu twice in the last several days. I made a dozen last week and my wife really liked them. So much that she bought a bunch more. They were deeeelish!


  • Those look great. My wife loves scallops. I'll have to try that. Indirect cooking?
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  • DeviledeggerDeviledegger Posts: 271
    I went raised direct. 375* for 40 minutes. My wife prefer the bacon as crispy as possible. I think you could go a little hotter 400* and it might crisp the bacon up a bit quicker. I used maple bacon it they had a nice sweet taste.
  • pwg56pwg56 Posts: 93
    How do the scallops fare being on for 40 minutes? I would be afraid they would overcook.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    I had the same question? I bought a dozen a while back but had a few and forgot about them. I guess I didn't "see food"... =))
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  • JebpotJebpot Posts: 374
    Cook bacon half way than wrap and that cut the cook time.

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  • DeviledeggerDeviledegger Posts: 271
    @pwg56 the scallops defiantly get cooked a little more than I would like but the moisture from the bacon keeps them moist and good. It's a fine line between over cooked scallops an undercooked bacon. For my wife it's worth having the crispier bacon. The scallops are still fine for my liking at this temp/time combo.
  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,296
    I love crispy bacon around scallops, too.  I cook the bacon most of the way (you still want it to bend) and then cook the wrapped scallops direct for a couple of minutes each side. 
    I haven't done them in a long time... thank you for the arm-twist! ;)
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