2004 Twilight White – Orange-Scallop Stuffed Mushrooms

2004 Twilight White – Aged for two years “sur lie” (on the yeast), this crisp but smooth Chardonnay was fermented in small stainless steel casks. Aromas of fresh lemon and vanilla, followed by a long creamy finish.

Orange-Scallop Stuffed Mushrooms

20 small white mushrooms or (8 large)
¼ lb sea scallops*
1⁄2 cup olive oil
1 oz fresh basil leaves
1 T fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic
¼ tsp each salt and pepper
¼ cup fresh orange juice
zest of ½ orange (minced)

*Vegetarian option: substitute firm tofu (marinate tofu in orange juice) for scallops

With a hand blender or food processor – blend olive oil, basil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper

pour over mushrooms- marinate for 2-6 hours.

Slice scallops to fit inside mushroom, brush with orange juice.

Broil (3 inches from broiler) on high for 5 minutes for small mushrooms (7-10 minutes for large mushrooms).

Top with orange zest. Serve as an appetizer or on salad greens; use remaining marinade as dressing.