Candied Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Cuisinart original

This party starter packs a flavor punch!


Makes 12 scallops


2    tablespoons light brown sugar
¼   teaspoon cayenne pepper
12  slices thick-cut bacon, cut in half
12  sea scallops, tough muscle removed
1    teaspoon soy sauce
      nonstick cooking spray

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per scallop:
Calories 103 (58% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 9g • fat 6g • sat. fat 2g chol. 20mg • sod. 327mg • calc. 7mg • fiber 0g


1. In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar and cayenne pepper.
Add the bacon slices and toss to coat.
2. Place the AirFryer Basket onto the Baking Pan, and coat with
nonstick spray. Arrange the bacon slices in a single layer in
the basket.
3. Place the prepared basket into the oven in rack position 2.
Select Airfry at 400°F for 8 minutes to partially cook.
4. While bacon is par-cooking, toss the scallops with the soy sauce.
5. Remove from oven and wrap a bacon slice evenly around each
scallop, so that the crispier side is touching the scallop. Secure the
bacon with a toothpick. Place back into the basket, seam side down
Return to oven and select AirFry at 400°F for 8 minutes to finish
bacon and cook the scallops.
6. Serve immediately.

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