Minterbrook Charbroiled Oysters

2-3 dozen oysters in shell Cocktail Sauce, Garlic Butter Sauce or Seafood Dip Keep oysters chilled until ready to grill. Scrub shells thoroughly. Place oysters cup side down on a grate over a charcoal fire. Oysters will plump and simmer in their own liquor. Shells will open when they are ready to eat. Remove oysters […]

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Garlic Butter Wine Sauce

2 cubes melted butter 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/2 juice of fresh lemon 2 cloves crushed garlic Place butter, lemon juice, wine and crush garlic in a small sauce pan. Heat over med-low until melted. Serve with charbroiled oysters.

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Pan Fried Baby Oysters in Herb Crust with Fresh Fennel and Pernod, Aioli

Herb Crust 50 extra-small oysters 2 lbs cornmeal 1 lb bread crumbs salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup fresh thyme 1/2 cup chives 1/2 cup fresh dill Combine cornmeal, bread crumbs and half of the fresh herb mixture. Combine eggs and milk with remaining herbs in a bowl. Dip baby oysters into milk mixture […]

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Minterbrook Oyster Parmesan Fry

2 egg whites, whipped 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp lemon or lime juice 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup green onion, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Drain oysters and pat dry with a paper towel. In a small bowl, whip egg whites. On a […]

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Minterbrook Oyster Stuffing

10 oz shucked oysters 1/2 cup celery, minced 1/4 cup onion, minced 1 cup fresh parsley 2 Tbsp soft margarine 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 4 cups toasted bread cubes 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth Drain oysters and save the liquor. Chop oysters into small pieces. Cook celery, onion and parsley in margarine until […]

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Minterbrook Pan-Fried Oysters Dijonnaise

8-10 oz shucked oysters (10-12 extra small) 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs (seasoned or plain) 1/2 tsp pepper 1 egg 1 Tbsp dijon mustard salad oil 1 lemon, cut into wedges honey-mustard salad dressing or tartar sauce Rinse oysters and pat dry between paper towels. Combine flour, bread crumbs and pepper […]

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Minterbrook Clams in Bean Sauce

2 dozen clams 3 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1 Tbsp oyster sauce sliced scallions 4-8 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbps olive oil 1 cup dry white wine 2-3 Tbsp black bean paste In a skillet with a lid, quickly saute garlic and ginger in oils. Add oyster sauce, black bean […]

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Minterbrook Oysters in Ramekins

4 slices thick-cut bacon cut into 1″ pieces 2 cups clam juice 1 Tbsp lemon juice 4 Tbsp cold unsalted butter 24 spinach leaves 24 shucked medium oysters (drain and reserve liquid) 1/2 tsp freshly ground white pepper Tabasco sauce 8 ceramic ramekins Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels and reserve. Dip the […]

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Minterbrook Oyster Stew

18 shucked medium oysters 2 cups milk 2 cups Half & Half 2 Tbsp butter Salt & Pepper Dash of Paprika Poach oysters in their own liquor over low heat for about 2 minutes, or until the edges curl. Combine and scald milk and half and half. Add oysters and poaching liquid. Add butter, salt […]

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Minterbrook Pan Fried Oysters

2-3 dozen fresh shucked oysters Cracker Meal 1 egg, beaten Rinse oysters and dip in beaten egg, then in seasoned cracker meal. Place on a cookie sheet, not allowing oysters to touch, and store covered in refrigerator for at least an hour to dry. (This removes the extra moisture so the oysters will fry crisp). […]

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