Broiled Stuffed Oysters

Broiled Stuffed Oysters
Broiled Stuffed Oysters
Grated gruyere can be substituted for garlic in this dish.Jorg Brockmann

(Huitres Gratinees)

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

Broiled Stuffed Oysters
Around Arcachon, grated gruyère is often substituted for garlic in this dish.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.