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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Preparation:

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.
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