Blackened Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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These Blackened Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops are low carb, keto friendly, are super quick and easy to make!

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Yields4 Servings

 12 Sea Scallops
 12 Slices of Bacon
 1 tbsp Blackened Seasoning
 2 tbsp Butter

1

Pre-cook bacon (I used a microwave oven for this) until it's partially cooked. Don't overcook the bacon and make it crisp, otherwise you won't be able to wrap it around the scallop!

2

Wrap each scallop with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.

3

Sprinkle each scallop with blackened seasoning.

4

Heat pan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 tbs olive oil and when the oil is hot (easily swirled in the pan), add 2 tbs butter. Swirl the butter in the pan to mix the butter and oil together.

5

Add the scallops to the pan and cook for approximately 2-3 minutes on each side, spooning the liquid over the tops of the scallops. Cook until the scallops are cooked through and opaque.

Note: You can turn the scallops on their sides (like I did) after they're cooked in order to crisp up the bacon if you like.

6

Remove scallops to a plate and remove the toothpicks. Spoon liquid from the pan over the top of the scallops, serve and enjoy!

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Ingredients

 12 Sea Scallops
 12 Slices of Bacon
 1 tbsp Blackened Seasoning
 2 tbsp Butter

Directions

1

Pre-cook bacon (I used a microwave oven for this) until it's partially cooked. Don't overcook the bacon and make it crisp, otherwise you won't be able to wrap it around the scallop!

2

Wrap each scallop with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.

3

Sprinkle each scallop with blackened seasoning.

4

Heat pan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 tbs olive oil and when the oil is hot (easily swirled in the pan), add 2 tbs butter. Swirl the butter in the pan to mix the butter and oil together.

5

Add the scallops to the pan and cook for approximately 2-3 minutes on each side, spooning the liquid over the tops of the scallops. Cook until the scallops are cooked through and opaque.

Note: You can turn the scallops on their sides (like I did) after they're cooked in order to crisp up the bacon if you like.

6

Remove scallops to a plate and remove the toothpicks. Spoon liquid from the pan over the top of the scallops, serve and enjoy!

Blackened Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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