Big Bill's "Oysters Virginia Beach"

Bill Wentz


I made this the first time in 1987, and it is still one of my favorite Oyster dishes TODAY !!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
25 Min


  • 11/2 pt
    fresh shucked oysters
  • 1/2 lb
    fresh mushrooms (thin sliced)
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
    cooking sherry
  • 3 Tbsp
    thin sliced green onion
  • 3 Tbsp
    finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/3 c
    bread crumbs

  • 8 slice
    bacon fried crisp
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Big Bill's "Oysters Virginia Beach"


  1. Preheat oven to 350* gather all ingredients and have them within EASY reach of your cooking station. In a medium skillet melt 2 tbs butter.
  2. Thin slice your mushrooms, green onion & chop your parsley, drain and pick shell particles from your oysters. Add mushrooms to your skillet and saute gently for 5-6 minutes transfer from pan. Add 3tbs butter to the pan and melt over medium heat, add your flour mixture and stir continuously until a roux is formed.
  3. At this time add your sherry, oysters and all other ingredients except bread crumbs, stir well and gently cook ove med-low heat for 3-4 minutes. Place in a buttered 2 qt casserole dish top with the bread crumbs and bake at 350* for 20 minutes
  4. Remove from oven let stand 5 minutes and stire well before serving over toasted french bread with crumbled bacon and grated parmesan and the rest is HISTORY !!!!

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