Baked Oysters

Baked Oysters

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Baked Oysters

Makes 1 dozen oysters

These baked oysters make a great easy appetizer or party food fresh out of the oven. Bubbly and satisfying, the flavor of the oysters is augmented, not overpowered, by a smooth blanket of porcini duxelles topped with crunchy toasted breadcrumbs.

If you need help opening your oysters, read our how to open an oyster tutorial with step-by-step photos!

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

1

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
2

Make the wild mushroom duxelles and set them aside.
3

Toss the bread crumbs, salt, pepper, and finely chopped parsley.
4

Shuck the fresh oysters, loosen the meat from the bottom shell and lay them out on the half shell on a bed of rock salt or kosher salt in a small baking sheet.
5

Top each oyster with a hefty dollop of the duxelles and a light covering of seasoned bread crumbs.

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6

Bake the oysters in the oven until the crumbs have browned and the oysters are bubbly.

The same salt base can be reused for baking more oysters.

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