• 30 g smoked bacon rasher, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled but left whole
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 6 fresh scallops
  • 3 tbsp double cream
  • a little fresh parsley, watercress or rocket, to serve


  1. 1

    Using a sharp knife, carefully cut the scallops away from their shells.

  2. 2

    Fry the bacon and garlic in the oil for a few minutes until golden and cooked. Add the scallops and fry over a high heat for 2-3 minutes without touching them. Turn the scallops over and fry for another 2-3 minutes or until cooked through.

  3. 3

    Add the cream and season with freshly ground black pepper. Carefully stir everything together to heat through the cream, take out the garlic clove and serve with the parsley, watercress or rocket.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 473kj 113kcal 6%
  • Fat 9.6g 14%
  • Saturates 5.3g 27%
  • Sugars 0.3g <1%
  • Salt 0.6g 10%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1130kj/270kcal

Each serving provides

0.8g carbohydrate 0.1g fibre 5.9g protein

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