Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Scalloped Oysters

    INGREDIENTS

  • 24 oysters or 2 packages (12 oz. each) frozen oysters, thawed
  • milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 2-1/2 cups coarse soda type of cracker crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

This scalloped dish is layered with crackers and oysters.

DIRECTIONS

Drain and measure liquor from oysters; add enough milk to measure 1 cup liquid; reserve. Stir Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper into melted butter or margarine. Arrange alternate layers of half the cracker crumbs, oysters, and seasoned melted butter or margarine in shallow baking dish. Repeat, ending with crumbs. Pour oyster liquor mixture over all just before baking. Dot with butter or margarine. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Another side of Francis: US-Cuba role shows Pope's diplomatic muscle 4 hours ago
Silly season: a Christmas approaches, a scholar questions whether Jesus ever existed 4 hours ago
The intrinsic immorality of torture: still not convinced? 9 hours ago
The Complexity of Reforming Religious Communities December 17
Speaking Softly to Women Religious December 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - November 25
Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch sign joint declaration, lament persecution of Christians CWN - December 1
Consistory for new cardinals scheduled for February CWN - December 11
Vatican report on US women religious calls for further self-assessment CWN - December 16
Pope brokered deal to open US-Cuba ties CWN - December 17