Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Scallops wrapped in bacon – is there any more to say? Pop them in the air fryer and they’re done in minutes! Perfect for an appetizer or a main dish served with veggies!
Slice bacon in half and place the bacon in the air fryer to partially cook at 400 for 3 minutes.
16 large sea scallops
Pat the scallops dry with paper towels to remove any moisture.
Wrap each scallop in 1/2 slice of bacon and secure it with a toothpick.
8 slices center cut bacon
Place scallops in air fryer (I can fit 8 at a time in my basket style air fryer)
Lightly brush scallop with your favorite barbecue sauce. I recommend a thinner sauce – not a heavy thick sauce. You can also just spray with olive oil and salt/pepper.
Cook at 400 for 5 minutes. Turn scallops delicately and baste again with bbq sauce. Cook for another 5 minutes at 400 until scallop is tender and opaque and bacon is cooked through. Serve hot.
1/4 cup Williamson Bros. BBQ sauce
I also sprinkled a little Historic BBQ Red seasoning on them when they were done.
Serving: 4scallopsCalories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 8.5gProtein: 26.1gFat: 4.5gSaturated Fat: 1.6gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 578mgPotassium: 419mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 4.1gCalcium: 31mg