Mushroom-Scallop Skewers

Mushroom-Scallop Skewers

Smoky bacon and earthy mushrooms complement tender scallops in an appetizer that's ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

14

appetizers

1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon 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 oven to 425°F. 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 to 10 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and scallops are opaque. If desired, replace each toothpick with 4-inch wooden skewer.
Makes 14 appetizers
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Kitchen Tips
Look for precooked bacon in the meat department of the grocery store. It gets nice and crispy when baked.
If small portabella mushrooms are not available, 1 1/2- to 2-inch white mushrooms will work fine.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 40
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.