Prep Time: 15 minutes Start To Finish: 25 minutes 14 Apps total
Found in Easy Recipes 2002
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tbsp packed brown sugar
1 tsp grated orange peel
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
14 bay scallops (1/4 to 1/3 lb)
14 baby portabella mushrooms ( 1 1/2 to 2 inches), stems removed
14 slices packaged precooked bacon (from 2.1-oz package)
fresh orange curls, if desired
1. Heat over to 425F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. In medium bowl, mix orange juice, brown sugar, orange peel, ginger and garlic. Add scallops; toss to coat.
2. Place 1 scallop in each mushroom cap. Wrap each with 1 bacon slice, enclosing scallop. Secure with toothpick. Dip in orange juice mixture; place in pan.
3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and scallops are opaque. If desired, replace each toothpick with 4-inch wooden skewer.
Per appetizer: calories: 40; total fat 2g; sodium 85mg; dietary fiber 0g