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Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops

Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops
PREP TIME
10 min
COOK TIME
15 min

Prosciutto is a salt-cured and air-dried sweet tasting meat. Pair it with sweet scallops and you’ll find that it makes a perfect match. PointsPlus® Value: 4. Per serving (5 scallops): 148 Cal, 2 g Total Fat, 1 g Sat Fat,33 mg Chol, 425 mg Sod, 11 g Carb, 0 g Fib, 21 g Prot, 94 mg Calc. Brought to you by Weight Watchers.

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Ingredients

1
cup orange juice
¼
cup balsamic vinegar
1
tsp sugar
1
tsp orange zest, grated
5
paper-thin slices prosciutto (about 2 ½ oz)
1
lb(s) jumbo sea scallops (about 20)
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450ºF. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

Step 2

Combine the juice, vinegar, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; continue boiling until syrupy, about

Step 3

Place one slice of proscuitto on a cutting board; slice into 4 (3/4×5-inch) strips. Repeat with the remaining proscuitto. Wrap each scallop in a proscuitto strip and place it, seam-side down, on the baking sheet. Bake the scallops 5 minutes; brush them with the orange-balsamic syrup and roast until cooked through, 2–3 minutes more. Brush the scallops with any remaining syrup just before serving.

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