How to make it

  • Cook sprouts in a large saucepan of salted water until barely tender.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water to stop cooking.
  • Meanwhile put bacon in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Cook turning occasionally until crisp then drain on paper towels.
  • Pour off all but 2 teaspoons rendered bacon fat.
  • Return frying pan to medium high heat.
  • Add sprouts and sauté until edges are golden about 5 minutes.
  • Season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper then remove from heat.
  • Pat scallops dry with paper towels.
  • Mix cornstarch on a plate with remaining salt and pepper.
  • Roll scallops in cornstarch mixture to coat lightly.
  • Melt butter with olive oil in a frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Add scallops and sear for 3 minutes then turn and sear second side for 1 minute.
  • Add lemon juice, wine and 2 tablespoons water then stir to scrape up any browned bits.
  • Cover and return heat to low then cook until scallops are just opaque about 3 minutes.
  • Divide sprouts among 4 bowls.
  • Top each serving with 3 scallops and drizzle with pan juices.
  • Crumble bacon and sprinkle over sprouts then drizzle with lemon juice and serve hot.

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    " It was excellent "
    mrgresch ate it and said...
    I have to say this is a bizzare pairing. I love both scallops and brussel sprouts. This is one of those dishes you try and it will be amazing.
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    " It was excellent "
    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    My mouth is watering. How can this not be good. I love the flavor of seared brussel sprouts. Paired with the scallops and bacon? hmmmm heaven... Thanks for sharing... Jim
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    " It was excellent "
    asheats ate it and said...
    Wow Wow Wow This dish sounds amazing. I've never had this combination of flavors but they sound wonderful. Thanks for the great post!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    pudgy47 ate it and said...
    The dish turned out perfect, Brussel sprouts matched up with the Scallops for a great flavor.Will make often.
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