BLT scallop appetizers
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BLT scallop appetizers
Photo credit: Cindy Boyce

BLT scallop appetizers

BLT scallop appetizers
Photo credit: Cindy Boyce
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These appetizers are the perfect blend of chic & comfort with a homey BLT taste and distinguished seafood presentation. They will look amazing on a platter and are absolutely delicious, therefore a must for your next gathering.

  • Serves12
  • Prep time20 min
  • Cook time7 min
  • TimeoutKeeps for 3 days in the refrigerator
  • FreezingFreezes well

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 12 scallops in the 7-10 range
  • 4 cocktail tomatoes, cut in 3 slices
  • 3 bacon slices, cooked and cut in 4 pieces
  • A few baby spinach leaves
  • 3 tablespoons of Caesar dressing (or mayonnaise)

Steps

  1. Heat the oil and butter in a non-stick pan, on medium-high heat. Cook the scallops for 5 minutes on one side or until golden, then turn over and remove from heat. Wait 2 minutes then remove scallops from the pan.
  2. Slice the scallops in halves, width-wise then layer a slice of tomato, a piece of bacon and a leaf of spinach onto a slice of scallop.
  3. Spread some Caesar dressing on the remaining scallop slice and add atop the already layered ingredients then slide a toothpick down the center to hold it all together.
Recipe published on August 19, 2018