Bacon Wrapped Scallops

This one is my fiance's favorite! It's a little ditty I like to call, "Bacon-Wrapped Scallops". Enjoy!

Ingredients

Scallops 8
Bacon 8 (Thick Slices)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Paprika To Taste
Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , melted

Directions

MAKING

1) In a non-stick skillet, cook the bacon over a medium-high heat for about 2 to 4 minutes.

2) Wrap a bacon around the side of each scallop and secure each with two cross-wise wooden picks.

3) Drain off the excess fat from the skillet and add a little margarine into the skillet.

4) Place the bacon-wrapped scallops into the skillet with the scallop-side down.

5) Brush the scallops with melted butter and season with the salt, pepper, and paprika to taste.

6) After about 4 minutes, flip over the scallops, then brush the scallops with melted butter and season with the salt, pepper, and paprika to taste.

7) Allow the scallops to cook on the other side for 3 to 4 minutes until done.

SERVING

8) Remove the wooden picks and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 499Calories from Fat 446

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.5%

Saturated Fat 30 g150%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 260 mg10.83%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet