This simple grilled scallop recipe is great served by itself as an appetizer or it can make a delicious accompaniment to any salad.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
- 2 pounds large fresh scallops
- 8 slices of bacon
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- black pepper to taste
- 8 wooden skewers
Combine vinegar, oil, and black pepper in a medium bowl. Add scallops to mixture and toss to coat. Cover and allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes at room temperature. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Cut bacon into thirds. Wrap a piece of bacon around each scallop and thread onto skewers. There should be 3-4 scallops per skewer. Place on a lightly oiled grill rack and cook for 3 minutes per side. When the scallop is opaque in color, remove from grill and serve.