Wondering what to serve with bacon wrapped scallops? We can help! From colorful vegetables to crisp salads to tender grains, we’ve put together the perfect flavors and textures to pair with the sweet-mild flavor of scallops and the savory, tasty flavor of bacon.
You’ll love delicious side dishes like Roasted Broccolini Salad with Crispy White Beans, Leek and Spinach Risotto, Pan-roasted Asparagus, and Golden Rice Pilaf–just four examples of the perfect side dishes you’ll discover to accompany delectable bacon-wrapped scallops.
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Bacon wrapped scallops are the perfect marriage between the buttery flavor of scallops and the salty, savory flavor of bacon. We prefer to use large sea scallops for this preparation, which creates the perfect ratio of contrasting flavors.
We oven broil the bacon-wrapped scallops, which makes the bacon perfectly crispy and cooks the scallops to the perfect temperature.
You can accompany them with fresh lemon wedges or bacon wrapped scallops dipping sauce if you like; we like this remoulade sauce recipe from Simply Recipes.
This easy Brussel sprouts recipe features lightly steamed sprouts finished in a hot skillet with crispy bacon that caramelizes the sprouts and brings out their nutty flavor. Minced garlic and a splash of zingy Balsamic vinegar complete the dish.