Bacon Wrapped Scallops


Surf and turf takes on a whole new meaning with these must-have skewers. The perfect mixture of salty, smoky and a hint of sweet scallop, our bacon wrapped scallops recipe is the perfect dish to amp up mealtime. Featuring incredible flavor from our Grill Mates® Roasted Garlic & Herb Seasoning, these grilled scallops are sure to be a crowd favorite. This recipe comes to life with fresh sea scallops and meaty, thick-cut bacon for the perfect bite of glory! 

Make sure to soak your skewers in water for at least half an hour prior to grilling to ensure they don’t burn. Quick and easy to prepare, bacon wrapped scallops are perfect as an entrée, or as a complement to other summertime favorites like a grilled romaine and vegetable salad and seasoned grilled corn. Not in the mood to grill? No worries! Try cooking scallops wrapped in bacon in the air fryer or under the broiler — you can even top them off with a delicious cocktail sauce for dipping. Your friends and family are sure to love these, because wrapping anything in bacon is the way to everyone’s heart, right?


  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Grill Mates® Roasted Garlic & Herb Seasoning

  • 12 slices thick-cut bacon

  • 1 pound large sea scallops, (about 12)


  1. Mix butter and Seasoning in small bowl. Set aside.

  2. Arrange bacon slices in single layer on bacon grilling rack or shallow disposable foil pan. Grill over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes or until bacon is halfway cooked. Remove bacon from grill; cool slightly.

  3. Wrap 1 piece of bacon around each scallop. Thread onto skewers. Brush scallops with butter mixture.

  4. Grill skewers over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until scallops are opaque and bacon is crispy, turning occasionally and brushing with any remaining butter mixture.

Nutrition Information

(per serving)
  • Calories 352

  • Total Fat 24g

  • Cholesterol 81mg

  • Sodium 1370mg

  • Carbohydrates 3g

  • Fiber 0g

  • Protein 31g