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Scallops with Garlic with Swiss Chard

Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword fish, garlic, scallops, swiss chard
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 214 kcal


  • 8 scallops 8 medium size scallops
  • 8 slices bacon 8 slices bacon
  • 3 garlic 3 very thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 3 Swiss chard 3 bunches, white core removed and chopped Swiss chard


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the chopped Swiss chard and cook for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  2. Season the scallops with salt and pepper. Wrap each scallop with bacon and secure with a toothpick.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and seat the scallops for 3 minutes on each side. The scallops should be golden on the outside and springy to the touch.

  4. In another large skillet over medium high heat add 1 tablespoon olive oil. When the oil is hot add the garlic slices and cook them until soft but not brown, 2 minutes. Add the Swiss Chard and cook for another 3 minutes. Set aside.

  5. Place the Swiss chard in the middle of a plate and top with the scallops.

Nutrition Facts
Scallops with Garlic with Swiss Chard
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 485mg21%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 2220IU44%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.