1 1/2 pound large scallops
1/2 pound thin-sliced bacon
Extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup hot chili paste
1 lime, juiced
3 TBSP. chopped cilantro
2 heads Bibb lettuce
3 avocados, sliced
Heat the broiler.
Wrap each scallop in a piece of bacon and secure it with a toothpick.
Place the scallops onto a baking sheet, drizzle them with olive oil and season them with salt and pepper.
Broil them for about 10 to 15 minutes until the bacon is cooked through, turning once.
Make the spicy mayo by combining the mayonnaise, chili paste, lime juice and chopped cilantro.
Stir well and refrigerate until ready to use.
To serve, line a large platter with the lettuce leaves.
Top each with a bacon wrapped shrimp, 2 slices of avocado, and a spoonful of spicy mayo.
Serves 20 appetizers.