Baked Oysters with Shrimp Stuffing

This recipe is perfect for those who would rather eat their oysters cooked. Always taste the liquor for saltiness. Some oysters are very salty; some are not. This is an easy recipe for a romantic dinner, or you can just add to it for a party.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 2 small shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 slices stale white bread, crumbled
  • 8 raw oysters, on the half-shell, liquor reserved
  • 4 medium shrimp, raw, peeled, deveined, and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt,
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add shallots and sauté for 5 minutes on medium heat. Add the crumbled bacon and lemon juice.
  • Stir in the bread crumbs and mix in the oyster liquor. Add shrimp, salt, and pepper.
  • Divide the bread and shrimp mixture among the oysters. Bake for 12–15 minutes, or until the oysters are bubbling and the topping is well browned.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 2 small shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 slices stale white bread, crumbled
  • 8 raw oysters, on the half-shell, liquor reserved
  • 4 medium shrimp, raw, peeled, deveined, and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt,
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add shallots and sauté for 5 minutes on medium heat. Add the crumbled bacon and lemon juice.
  • Stir in the bread crumbs and mix in the oyster liquor. Add shrimp, salt, and pepper.
  • Divide the bread and shrimp mixture among the oysters. Bake for 12–15 minutes, or until the oysters are bubbling and the topping is well browned.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol65mg
Sodium1110mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein13g