Mushroom-Scallop Skewers

1/4 c orange juice
2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
1 tsp grated orange peel
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 clove garlic, finely minced
14 bay scallops
14 large button mushroom (or large cremini), stems removed
14 slices bacon, pre-cooked
fresh orange curls, if desired

Heat oven to 425. Line 15X10X1" pan with parchment paper. In medium bowl, mix orange juice, brown sugar, orange peel, ginger and garlic. Add scallops; toss to coat. Place 1 scallop in each muchroom cap. Wrap each with 1 bacon slice, enclosing scallop. Secure with toothpick. Dip in orange juice mixture; place in pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and scallops are opaque. If desired, replace each toothpick with 4" wooden skewer. Top each with an orange curl, if desired.
Makes 14 servings.

Source: Pillsbury Holiday Appetizers

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