Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

One of our favorite appetizers is fresh scallops wrapped in bacon.  If you marinate the scallops, you will get a kicked-up version of this famous appetizer.  Cape Cod caterers will tell you that scallops wrapped in bacon are the most popular summer appetizer.

Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
(Serves 4)

Ingredients:
12 medium sized scallops (If the scallops are large, cut them in half horizontally)
6 slices maple flavored bacon, cut in half
1 cup dry white wine
2 garlic cloves, crushed
dash freshly ground black pepper

Directions:
Mix the wine, garlic and pepper in a bowl.  Marinate the scallops in the wine mixture for about 15 minutes.  Wrap each scallop in a half slice of bacon and skewer with a toothpick.  Broil or grill until the bacon is crisp.  Pop a cork and let the party begin!

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