Baked Italian Oysters

By Avera

Ingredients
  • 8 servings (serving size: 3 oysters)

  • 1 1/2 (1-ounce) slices white bread

  • Cooking spray

  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

  • 24 oysters on the half shell

  • 8 lemon wedges

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Place bread in a food processor, and pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs form to measure 3/4 cup.

  3. Heat a medium nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add onions, parsley, and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in fresh breadcrumbs, Italian breadcrumbs, and the next 4 ingredients (Italian breadcrumbs through black pepper). Place oysters on a jelly roll pan. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture evenly over oysters.

  4. Bake the oysters at 450° for 7 minutes or until the edges of the oysters curl. Serve with lemon wedges.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Calories
76 (30% from fat)
Fat
2.5g (sat 1g
mono 0.5g
poly 0.5g)
Protein
5.4g
Carbohydrate
7.7g
Fiber
0.4g
Cholesterol
26mg
Iron
3.3mg
Sodium
234mg
Calcium
77mg

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1 reply

Avera
Avera 2008-11-10 21:03:45 -0600 Report

This hot appetizer is served on the half shell for an elegant presentation. The ground red pepper lends a subtle heat to the breadcrumb topping.