Keto Scallops: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Mayo Recipe

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Hi! I created Ketology after struggling for years with hormonal changes and weight gain. As I got older, I found managing my weight and moods became more and more of a struggle. Within 3 months of switching to a ketogenic lifestyle tailored for my age, I not only shed 30 pounds of stubborn fat, but my mood improved, my focus sharpened and I have had nothing but positive effects! Learn more about my journey here.

I learned to appreciate scallops later in life – after I started keto and got them once in my monthly Butcher Box delivery on a whim. Since then, I get them almost every month and perfected a couple of keto scallop recipes which I make every month without fail, one being my keto bacon-wrapped scallops with spicy mayo in lettuce wraps.

I love the texture of scallops and the flavor that just brings me back to my days growing up on the Connecticut coast. And something about bacon and scallops is a marriage made in heaven. This recipe for bacon-wrapped scallops with a spicy mayo has become a favorite among my family and friends I turn to over and over again – it’s perfect for a keto lunch that’s filling but doesn’t make you feel like you overdid it at all.

When buying bacon, look for sugar-free bacon as many traditional, store-bought varieties do add sugar. You can usually find a sugar-free version – but I just get bacon along with my scallops in my Butcher Box so I don’t have to go on a hunt at the market!

keto scallop recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Mayo

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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: seafood
Servings: 2
Calories: 265kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 sea scallops cleaned and patted dry
  • 4 slices bacon sugar-free
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp avocado mayo
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 8 toothpicks
  • 4 romaine or butter lettuce leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425℉.
  • Line a small baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Cut each bacon in half to make 8 short strips.
  • Wrap each scallop with bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place on baking sheet.
  • Drizzle each bacon-wrapped scallop with olive oil and season with fresh cracked pepper.
  • Bake for 10 minutes and then turn the broiler on and broil for another 2 minutes.
  • While the scallops are baking, mix your avocado mayo and sriracha in a small bowl.
  • Top each leaf of lettuce with two of the bacon-wrapped scallops, drizzle with your spicy mayo and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 543mg | Potassium: 123mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

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