Friday, November 13, 2009

BBQ Scallops with sage and bacon

We had friends for dinner last night and served these delicious little morsels with a chilled bottle of my favourite champagne. Nothing is better here at Bosgouet than a roaring fire, good friends, bubbles and incredible seasonal produce cooked so simply! Enjoy

Barbequed Scallops Wrapped in Bacon and Sage

  • Ingredients:

  • 20 fresh sage leaves
  • 10 rashers streaky bacon, halved
  • 150ml good olive oil
  • 20 scallops
  • Clove garlic peeled
  • Juice of one lemon


  1. Preheat griddle, BBQ or frying pan
  2. Place a sage leaf on top of each scallop.
  3. Wrap each scallpo in a piece of bacon
  4. Thread each scallop onto a pre-soaked wooden skewers, rub with the garlic & brush with olive oil and place onto a prepared foil-lined barbecue or grill, or griddle pan placed directly onto the barbecue.
  5. Cook for 1-2 minutes, turning once and serve immediately with a squeeze of lemon

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