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Lunch / Dinner

Bacon, Tomato & Scallop Kebabs

Food on a stick is as fun to fix as it is to eat. And while the main ingredients of this dish are delicious on their own, as a team they really shine. Colorful, flavorful, and simple, you’ll savor this match made in heaven by making these bacon and tomato scallops again and again. Quick prep and a beautiful presentation make this a go-to meal for fast suppers. It’s also a perfect dish to serve to dinner guests.

Makes

4 servings

Total Time

40 minutes

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Instructions

Preheat grill to medium-high. Brush grill grate with oil.

Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; pour off all the drippings.

Whisk together oil, vinegar, sugar, scallions, lime juice, and pepper flakes for the vinaigrette; stir into bacon in skillet and cook to heat through. Off heat, stir in diced tomato; season with salt and pepper and keep warm.

Thread four scallops onto two 10-inch skewers for each kebab.

Grill scallops, covered, until cooked through, 34 minutes per side. Place a serving of Cheddar Polenta on each of four dinner plates. Top each serving with one kebab and drizzle vinaigrette over the top.

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So the flavors are incorporated, whisk vinaigrette together first before adding to the skillet.

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Because they’re rubbery when cooked, remove and discard the “feet” from the scallops.

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Using two skewers for each kebab will keep the scallops from spinning or falling into the grill.

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