Large, tender sea scallops lightly wrapped in smoky bacon for a divine treat that will delight the senses. Simply bake and serve for an elegant appetizer

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops are so easy, made with just two ingredients! Elegant enough to impress guests yet easy enough to make any weeknight for your family.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops, air fryer scallops, bacon wrapped scallops
Servings: 4
Calories: 138kcal


  • 16 Large sea scallops, cleaned and pat dry with paper towels
  • 8 Slices center cut bacon
  • 16 Toothpicks
  • olive oil spray
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat air fryer to 400F 3 minutes.
  • Place the bacon in the air fryer to partially cook 3 minutes, turning halfway. Remove and set on a paper towel to cool.
  • Remove any side muscles on the scallops. Pat the scallops dry with paper towels to remove any moisture.
  • Wrap each scallop in slice of bacon and secure it with a toothpick.
  • Spritz olive oil over scallops and season lightly with black pepper.
  • Arrange scallops in a single layer in the air fryer, cook, in batches 8 minutes turning halfway until scallop is tender and opaque and bacon is cooked through. Serve hot.


Serving: 4 scallops

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories138
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 4g 7%
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Cholesterol 32mg 11%
  • Sodium 654mg 28%
  • Total Carbohydrate 3.5g 2%
    • Protein 20g 40%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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