Tagged with oyster

Eggplant, Oyster, and Tasso Gratin

Ingredients 1 pint shucked oysters with their liquor 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup chicken stock or milk 1/2 cup cream Salt and ground black pepper Hot sauce Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and diced (about 2 cups) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ounces … Continue reading

Creamy Oyster Stew

Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large rosemary sprig 1 fennel bulb—cored and finely diced, stems finely chopped 1 quart heavy cream 2 small leeks, white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced Eight 1-inch-thick slices of brown bread 1 cup frozen baby peas, thawed 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons fresh lemon … Continue reading

Chef John’s Scalloped Oysters

Ingredients 3 cups crushed saltine crackers 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 4 cups shucked small oysters with liquor 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley 1 cup heavy cream Preparation Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine saltine crackers and butter … Continue reading

Chargrilled Oysters

Ingredients 24 oysters 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 ½ cups grated Parmesan cheese Preparation Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Turn off heat and add remaining ingredients (except … Continue reading

Buffalo Chargrilled Oysters

Ingredients 1 dozen raw shucked oysters plus a shell for each (or ceramic shells) for sauce: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp coarse salt 1 1/2 tsp honey 1 pinch cayenne pepper 3 Tbsp hot sauce 1 tsp corn starch 1/4 cup unsalted butter for breading: 3/4 cup … Continue reading

Oyster and Artichoke Soup

Ingredients 1 pint oysters (in oyster liquor) 4 cups chicken stock or broth 1 stick unsalted butter 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped green onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained, rinsed and chopped 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading

Oyster Fritters with Wasabi Cream Dip

Ingredients 24 fresh oysters 1/2 c. corn flour 2/3 c. plain flour Enough ice-cold sparkling water to make a sticky batter to coat the oysters For the wasabi cream dip: 1/2 cup whipping cream 2 tsp wasabi paste Preparation In a bowl, pour whipping cream, add the wasabi and whisk till stiff. Open the oysters … Continue reading

Ceylon Curry of Oysters

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil 4 small shallots, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ serrano or Thai chili, seeded and minced 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 large pinch turmeric 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1 bay leaf 1 cup coconut milk Salt 12 oysters, shucked, liquor reserved Juice of 1/2 lemon Preparation … Continue reading

Oyster-Cornbread Stuffing

Ingredients 2 cups low-salt chicken broth 1 sprig sage plus 1 tablespoon thinly sliced sage leaves 1 sprig rosemary 1 pound breakfast sausage, casings removed 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups finely chopped celery 1/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme Kosher … Continue reading

Fried Oyster Croquettes

Ingredients vegetable oil 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup milk 2 cups flour, sifted 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups oysters, drained and chopped Preparation Heat about 1/2 to 1 inch of oil in a deep heavy skillet to about 365°. Combine eggs, milk, flour, baking powder, and salt; blend until … Continue reading