Bacon Wrapped Scallops
10 large sea scallops
10 slices of center cut bacon
Salt & pepper, Lemon juice
Mild or Hot Habanero Pepper Jelly
** Preheat oven to 325
Rinse scallops in cold water and pour lemon juice over them. Let drain while cutting the bacon slices in half. Pat the scallops dry and cut in half. Wrap bacon slices around the scallops (stretch the bacon if necessary). Place the scallops on a broiler pan and sprinkle a little salt & pepper on top of each scallop. Bake on the center rack for approximately 30 minutes (bacon should be crispy around the scallops). Remove from oven and put Mild or Hot Habanero Pepper Jelly on top of each scallop. Put them back in the oven for about 5-10 minutes to bake the jelly on top. Serve with more jelly as a dipping sauce if desired.
Optional: Put a few drops of liquid smoke on top of the scallops before baking to get a smoky flavor.