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Oysters Italian

Category
Seafood
Cuisine
Italian
Source
Dale Curry
URL - Link
http://www.myneworleans.com/New-Orleans-Magazine/February-2009/Recipes-for-Romance/
Number of Servings
Serves 2
Ingredients
3 tablespoons butter, divided 3 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 oysters, well-drained 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2/3 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup half and half
Directions
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter 2 ovenproof ramekins, or 1 small baking dish, using 1 teaspoon. Melt remaining butter in a small skillet and sauté green onions and garlic until soft. Remove from heat. After straining oysters and reserving liquid for another use if desired, check each oyster for shell. Then chop oysters coarsely and mix with onions and garlic. Add parsley, salt, cayenne pepper, lemon juice and 1/3-cup of the breadcrumbs and mix. Spoon into serving dishes, top with remaining breadcrumbs and pour half-and-half over the top. Bake for 30 minutes until brown on top.
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