Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Brandy
1 lb. bacon, cut in half crosswise
2 lbs. small sea scallops
1/2 cup brandy
1/3 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
Wrap one piece bacon around each scallop, secure with toothpick.
Place in baking dish.
Combine brandy, oil, parsley, garlic, pepper, salt and onion powder together.
Pour mixture over scallops, cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 4 hours.
Remove scallops from marinade.
Arrange scallops on rack of broiler pan.
Broil 4 inches from heat 7 to 10 minutes or until bacon is brown.
Turn over and broil 5 more minutes, or until scallops are opaque.
Remove toothpicks before serving.
Pairs Well With
These are great as a meal or appetizer!