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Lemony Ghee Scallops with Bacon

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.
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.

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Ingredients

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

Ingredients

Steps

1
Done

Line a baking tray with parchment paper and add the bacon strips on it. Bake for 20 minutes at 370⁰F/185⁰C. Set aside.

2
Done

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
Done

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
Done

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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Nutritional Chart

279 kcal
Calories
17 g
Protein
21 g
Fat
4 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

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Hi im new to ur site but it looks like you have some great recipes, i had a blood clot beside my heart in 2012 so iv always tryed to eat healthy so no more clots have you any tasty low cholesterol recipes i could try out thank you for time.

Hi Trev, we’re sorry to hear that.

Go to Recipes > Diet > Low Fat

Browse through these, but filter them according to your diet. However, we think it’s much better to consult with your doctor on this matter. We’ll have to do more of our low-fat recipes with blood-thinning ingredients. Be safe and get well! And keep in touch.

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