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Oysters a L'ancienne

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Green bell peppers;
  • -finely chopped
  • 1 3/4 c Finely chopped fresh
  • -mushrooms
  • 1/3 c Finely chopped shallots
  • 1 1/2 lb Unsalted butter
  • 1 cn (3-oz) pimientos; drained
  • -and finely diced
  • 20 Oysters; shucked and left on
  • -the half shell
  • 5 sl Bacon; cut into 4-inch
  • -pieces


Saute finely chopped vegetables, except pimiento, in 1 lb butter until
translucent. Cool mixture in an ice bath. As it cools, whisk in remaining
butter, then stir in diced pimiento. Cooling can be done by setting bowl
containing sauteed vegetables in a larger bowl of ice and stirring mixture
occasionally. Or, overbent or vegetable will be mushy. Arrange oysters on
the half shell on a baking sheet and top each with 1 tbs. of butter
mixture. Top with a slice of bacon. Bake 7 to 10 minutes in a 500F oven
until oysters are shirred and bacon is cooked.




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