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Hot and Spicy Oysters

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 oyster)
These broiled oysters are similar to Oysters Bienville, a traditional Creole appetizer. The red-hot flavor is characteristic of many Creole dishes.

Ingredients

  • 12 oysters on the half shell
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 20
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.7 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 1.9 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 58 mg
  • calcium 27 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Place oysters on a baking sheet, and set aside.

  3. Place a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add green onions; sauté until tender. Add breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients, stirring well.

  4. Spoon breadcrumb mixture evenly over oysters. Broil 2 minutes or until golden. Serve immediately.

  5. carbo rating: 2

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