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southern scalloped oysters

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

This makes a great brunch dish. Or a light supper with a green salad.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern scalloped oysters

  • 1/4 c
    minced onion
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 c
    crushed saltine crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 2 jar
    (12-oz. each) fresh oysters (small or medium)
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    half and half

How To Make southern scalloped oysters

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion until tender. Remove from heat and stir in celery salt, cayenne, Worcestershire and lemon juice.
  • 3
    Combine saltine crumbs and parsley in a bowl.
  • 4
    Drain oysters, reserving 1/3 cup liquor.
  • 5
    Sprinkle 1/2 cup saltine mixture in bottom of prepared baking dish; layer half the oysters and half the remaining crumbs. Drizzle with half the butter and onion mixture. Repeat layers.
  • 6
    Combine eggs, half and half and reserved oyster liquor; mix well. Pour over oyster layers,
  • 7
    Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until set.

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