Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Mushroom Scallop Skewers


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

Enjoy!
xoxo Julie

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