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Broiled Oysters on the Half Shell

Seafood: Oyster
Courses: Entree




Oysters On The Half Shell
Homemade Bread Crumbs
Melted Butter
Chopped Green Onions
Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper to Taste
Worcestershire Sauce to Taste
Fresh Lemon Juice to Taste


Place the oysters on rock salt beds in 9-inch round baking pans. Sprinkle the oysters with bread crumbs. Drizzle with melted butter. Sprinkle with green onions. Season with salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until the edges curl. Serve with lemon wedges and sprigs of fresh parsley.

Note: Another option for cooking and presentation, instead of using oysters on the half shell, place 3 shucked oysters each in greased ramekins and prepare as above. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes or until the edges begin to curl.


From Bay Tables, reprinted with permission from Junior League of Mobile, Inc.