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Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce 1

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Global


Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce is a simple dish of pan seared scallops served on a lemon butter emulsified sauce topped with crispy bacon bits.



  • 400 g scallops
  • 6 strips streaky bacon, chopped
  • juice from half a lemon
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • chopped parsley, to garnish


  1. In a pan add a bit of olive oil then cook chopped bacon over medium heat until brown and crispy.
  2. Remove bacon from pan then set it aside.
  3. Pat dry the scallops then using the same pan, sear scallops in high heat for 3 minutes on each side until edges are slightly burnt. Remove scallops then set it aside
  4. Add garlic, sauté for 30 seconds. Add lemon and white wine, let it boil and melt the burnt bits on the pan.
  5. Add butter, shake your pan vigorously and let the sauce emulsify. Once sauce thickens, add the scallops back and the bacon, mix it a bit then top it with chopped parsley then serve.