1/4 cup chopped bacon, about 4 slices
1/4 cup minced ham
1 onion, diced
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 cup flour
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
12 ounces fresh or frozen scallops, thawed
3 tablespoons water or liquid from thawed scallops
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup lemon juice
Fry bacon slowly in heavy skillet with tight fitting lid. Add onion; cook until golden. Stir in the ham. Sprinkle with salt, flour and hot sauce; do not stir. Simmer until flour is absorbed in fat. Add thawed scallops to skillet; stir gently to mix. cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. Add Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice to scallop juice or water; add to scallop mixture and stir. Continue stirring over a low burner just until sauce covers each scallop.
This is best served with rice or potatoes, because there’s lots of tasty sauce.