Bacon Wrapped Scallops Baked in Oven
Bacon Wrapped Scallops Baked in Oven with Maple Cream Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Bacon wrapped scallops baked in the oven are topped with a Dijon maple cream sauce for an impressive scallop appetizer. You won’t believe how easy these low carb baked scallops really are! Used with permission from Genius Kitchen.

Course: Appetizer
Keyword: appetizer, bacon, bacon wrapped scallops, entertaining, holiday recipe, keto, low carb, party food, scallops, seafood
Servings: 10
Calories: 197 kcal
  • 10 slices bacon thin sliced
  • 10 large sea scallops
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • chopped parsley
  1. Place bacon in a single layer on an ungreased rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-10 minutes or until partially cooked and lightly browned.
  3. Drain bacon on paper towels and increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F.
  4. Wrap each strip of bacon around a scallop and secure them with toothpicks.
    How to Make Bacon Wrapped Scallops in the Oven
  5. Place baon wrapped scallops on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-12 minutes or until the scallops are firm and opaque.
    Bacon Wrapped Scallops Oven Recipe
  7. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring cream to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until cream is reduced to 3/4 cup. This takes about 8 minutes.
  9. Stir in the Dijon mustard, syrup, and salt.
  10. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes.
  11. Serve drizzled with the cream sauce and sprinkled with chopped parsley.
Recipe Notes

As an appetizer, plan on one bacon wrapped scallop per person. These are low carb at only 4g of carbs each. You can make it keto by skipping the maple syrup in the cream sauce. 

The bacon wrapped scallops are also gluten free.