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Scallop Bacon Rolls

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 pounds scallops
  • One-half cup olive oil
  • One-fourth cup fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • One-half pound thinly sliced lean bacon
  • A sprinkle paprika


  • Marinate the scallops in the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper for about 30 minutes. Cut each slice of bacon in half lengthwise, then crosswise to make 4 pieces. Remove the scallops from marinade reserving sauce for basting. Wrap each scallop in a piece of bacon securing with a wood pick. Cook over hot charcoal, turning, 3 to 5 minutes. Baste with reserved marinade and sprinkle with paprika.