Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Oysters Rockefeller (1981)

  • 8 oz oysters
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • Spinach (see recipe below)
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese
  • Cocktail sauce
  • Lemon wedge
  • One oyster shell per oyster
  • Rock salt
Put rock salt on sizzler.  Arrange oyster shells on salt. Put a dash of Tabasco in each shell, then place oysters in shells. 

Put part of prepared spinach on top of each oyster. Put cheese on top of spinach.  Sprinkle with bread crumbs.  Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and oysters are thoroughly heated and golden brown, about 30 minutes. 

When done, remove from oven and place whole items on plank.  Next to end shell, put ramekin of cocktail sauce with lemon wedges.  Garnish with parsley.

Spinach for Oyster Rockefeller 
  • Combine: 1 to 1 1/2 lbs spinach, chopped finely or ground
  • 1 tspn onion salt
  • 1 tspn white pepper
  • 1 pinch oregano
(Origin - "Oregon's Good Taste" by the American Cancer Society, Oregon Division, 1981.)  

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