I am now realizing that bacon and orange zest are becoming a theme. But really who the crap cares? That stuff is delicious. Cook on, my minions!
Chicken Liver Free Rumaki
AKA Heart attack on a stick
12 whole water chestnuts. Poked with some corn skewers to let in the glaze
1lb or less of bacon
1c. store bought bbq sauce
1/4 teriyaki or soy sauce to taste
1 tsp. orange zest optional
1/2 tsp fresh ginger optional
preheat oven to 400i
n a saucepan combine sauces and spices if using them. Adjust your measurements til you get the taste you want. Drain and add your perforated chestnuts.
Bring to a simmer. When the chestnuts seem well coated and slightly sticky about 15 minutes.
fish the chestnuts out of the pan and let them cool on a plate.
Wrap the cooled chestnuts fully with a slice of bacon and secure with toothpick and set on baking sheet. Prefferalby on a wire rack on top of the baking sheet for drainage
Bake for about 15 minutes. If the bacon is getting crispy pull out of the oven and coat with the rest of the glaze and bake for another minute or so til the glaze is bubbly but not burned.
Serve and enjoy.