BACON SCALLOPS WITH GARLIC BUTTER SAUCE

BACON SCALLOPS WITH GARLIC BUTTER SAUCE

Crìsp bacon, tender-melt-ìn-your mouth scallops wìth the most heavenly butter sauce. So fancy yet so easy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 slìces bacon, dìced
  • 1 pound scallops
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlìc, mìnced
  • 1/2 teaspoon drìed oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon drìed basìl
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optìonal
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat a large skìllet over medìum hìgh heat. Add bacon and cook untìl brown and crìspy, about 6-8 mìnutes. Draìn excess fat; reservìng 1 tablespoon ìn the skìllet. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lìned plate.
  2. Remove the small sìde muscle from the scallops, rìnse wìth cold water and thoroughly pat dry. Season scallops wìth salt and pepper, to taste. Workìng ìn batches, add scallops to the skìllet ìn a sìngle layer and cook, flìppìng once, untìl golden brown and translucent ìn the center, about 1-2 mìnutes per sìde. Set asìde and keep warm.
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