Skewered Scallops And Bacon
|Scallops||8 Ounce (Fresh / Frozen, Unbraided, 24 Approximately)|
|Butter/Margarine||3 Tablespoon, melted|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Bacon slices||12 Ounce, halved crosswise (12 In Number)|
Thaw scallops, if frozen.
Remove any shell particles and wash thoroughly.
Combine butter, lemon juice, and pepper.
Pour marinade over scallops.
Cover; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Drain scallops; reserve marinade.
In skillet partially cook bacon.
Drain on paper towels and cool.
Wrap each scallop with a half slice of partially cooked bacon.
On six skewers thread bacon-wrapped scallops, securing bacon with skewer and allowing some space between each scallop.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Grill over hot coals, bacon side down, about 5 minutes.
Turn, using spatula; baste with marinade.
Grill till bacon is crisp and brown, about 5 minutes more