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Scallops And Bacon

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Ingredients
  Scallops 1 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1 Dash
  Bacon 250 Gram, sliced (As Needed)
  Paprika To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Thaw scallops, if frozen.
2. Clean scallops and wash.
3. In a bowl, mix together butter or margarine, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
4. In a bowl, place scallops and pour butter mixture on top.
5. Let scallops marinate for 30 minutes; turn once.
6. Drain before cooking.
7. Lengthwise cut bacon slices into half.

MAKING
8. In a skillet, fry bacon until it begins to ruffle but is still flexible.
9. Drain well over paper towel and let cool down.
10. Into each slice of bacon, place a scallop and wrap; secure with a wooden pick.
11. On a wire broiler basket, place the bacon wrapped scallops and sprinkle paprika on top.
12. Broil at medium heat for 5 minutes.
13. Turn and sprinkle paprika again.
14. Broil again for 5-7 minutes until bacon is brown and crisp.

SERVING
15. Serve Scallops And Bacon with a hot chilli sauce, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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