Seared Diver Scallops with Bacon and Whole Grain

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 31 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 16 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 slices smoked bacon

3 tablespoons whole grain mustard

16 scallops, U 10 dry pack preferred

Creme Fraiche Mashed Potatoes, recipe follows


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut the bacon in quarters and put it and the and mustard in a food processor and puree until a smooth paste consistency. Coat scallops with puree. Using a frying pan, sear the scallops in a little oil. Place scallops in the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove scallops and allow to rest for 2 minutes before serving. Place creme fraiche mashed potatoes on each of 4 plates and top each with 4 scallops.