Lemony Ghee Scallops With Bacon

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

Zinc, Phosphorus, vitamin B12, to name just a few, are all brought to you by the scallops. Moreover, this nutritious sea-food is extremely easy to prepare. Actually, in the 20 minutes needed for the bacon to bake itself in the oven, you can very easily pan-fry the scallops in clarified butter and put together a lemony ghee sauce for them.

Ingredients Needed for Lemony Ghee Scallops With Bacon

    4 ounces of uncured bacon (8 strips)
    3 tablespoons of ghee
    1 pound scallop (20-21 scallops)
    sea salt
    2 tablespoons of lemon juice

How to Make Lemony Ghee Scallops With Bacon

  1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and add the bacon strips on it. Bake for 20 minutes at 370⁰F/185⁰C. Set aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a skillet over high heat and add the scallops. Season with salt and pepper. Cook them on each side for 1.5 minutes.
  3. Transfer them to a plate. Add the lemon juice to the pan over the scallop drippings and lower the heat. Stir continuously until it sizzles. Remove from heat.
  4. Serve the scallops on a plate, drizzled with lemon sauce and topped with crumbled bacon. Optionally garnish with fresh basil and with wedges of lemon or lime.

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