Brandy-Soaked Scallops

Brandy-Soaked Scallops

Brandy-Soaked Scallops


Makes 8 servings


1 pound bacon, cut in half crosswise
2 pounds small sea scallops
1/2 cup brandy
1/3 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Wrap one piece bacon around each scallop; secure with toothpick, if necessary. Place wrapped scallops in 13X9-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine brandy, oil, parsley, garlic, pepper, salt and onion powder in small bowl; mix well. Pour mixture over scallops; cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 4 hours.
  3. Remove scallops from marinade; discard marinade. Arrange scallops on rack of broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from heat 7 to 10 minutes or until bacon is browned. Turn; broil 5 minutes more or until scallops are opaque. Remove toothpicks.

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