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Broiled Oysters

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins

Makes 4 to 6 servings

The secret to this dish is a knockout garlic-herb butter.


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 dozen large fresh oysters on the half shell

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler with oven rack 3 inches from heat. Pulse first 8 ingredients in a food processor until well combined.

  2. Arrange oysters in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan. Spoon 2 tsp. butter mixture into each oyster. Broil 4 minutes or until edges curl and butter drips over the shell.