Broiled Stuffed Oysters

  • Serves

    serves 4-6


(Huitres Gratinees)

Around Arcachon, grated gruyere is often substituted for garlic in this dish.


  • 1 tbsp. minced peeled garlic
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. minced parsley
  • 12 oysters shucked
  • Coarse salt
  • 12 tsp. fine dry bread crumbs


Step 1

Preheat broiler. Combine garlic, butter, and parsley in a bowl. Shuck oysters (see "Aw, Shucks" No More,") discarding top shells, and nestle oysters in their shells into a bed of coarse salt in a roasting pan. Put a knob of seasoned butter on each oyster and sprinkle bread crumbs on top. Broil until golden, 4–5 minutes.

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