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Broiled Oysters With Parmesan-Garlic Butter

Broiled Oysters With Parmesan-Garlic Butter

Prep: 11 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes.

Coastal Living SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 dozen oysters in the shell
  • Rock salt

Preparation

1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl.

2. Shuck oysters. Discard the top shell; keep oysters in the deeper bottom shell, and place on a rimmed baking sheet filled to a depth of 1/2 inch with coarse salt. Dollop butter mixture evenly on oysters.

3. Broil oysters, 5 inches from heat, 5 to 7 minutes or until the edges of the oysters begin to curl and butter is bubbly.

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