Hot and Spicy Oysters

Hot and Spicy Oysters

These broiled oysters are similar to Oysters Bienville, a traditional Creole appetizer. The red-hot flavor is characteristic of many Creole dishes.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 oyster)


  • 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


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.

carbo rating: 2

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 20
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.9g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 58mg
  • Calcium: 27mg

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