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Crunchy Grilled Oysters

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  • Time preparation 5 minutes
  • cook time 7 minutes
  • Serve Serves 2

  • 8 fresh oysters, shucked
  • 15g butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped chervil or parsley
  • 150ml double cream
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 30g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs

Preheat the grill. Arrange the oysters in the bottom half of the shells and place on a baking sheet.

Melt the butter in a small pan and add the shallot and cook until soft. Stir in the chervil, cream and seasoning to taste. Place a spoonful of the sauce on top of each oyster and sprinkle with the cheese and breadcrumbs. Grill until golden brown.

Serve with a watercress salad and crusty bread.

Ingredients

  • 8 fresh oysters, shucked
  • 15g butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped chervil or parsley
  • 150ml double cream
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 30g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs

Method

Preheat the grill. Arrange the oysters in the bottom half of the shells and place on a baking sheet.

Melt the butter in a small pan and add the shallot and cook until soft. Stir in the chervil, cream and seasoning to taste. Place a spoonful of the sauce on top of each oyster and sprinkle with the cheese and breadcrumbs. Grill until golden brown.

Serve with a watercress salad and crusty bread.

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