Scalloped Oysters

  • Yield 4 servings

An easy recipe for delicious scalloped oysters.

Ingredients

1 pint oysters
1 tablespoon oyster liquid
2 tablespoons milk or cream
1/2 cup stale bread crumbs
1 cup cracker crumbs
1/2 cup melted butter
Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix bread and cracker crumbs and stir in butter.  Spread a thin layer of crumbs in bottom of buttered shallow baking dish.  Cover crumbs with a layer of oysters.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Add half of each; oysters, liquid and cream.  Repeat and cover with remaining crumbs.  Bake 30 minutes at 400F.  Do not use more than two layers of oysters, as middle one will be undercooked.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Charlotte’s The Charlotte Cookbook (the Junior League of Charlotte, North Carolina, 1969).

 

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