Steamed Oysters

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Oxmoor House


2 dozen unshucked oysters
1 tablespoon salt
Melted butter
Cocktail sauce


Scrub and rinse oysters thoroughly in cold water; drain.

Pour water into a large stockpot with a steaming basket to come 2 inches below basket. Add salt; bring to a boil.

Place oysters in basket; cover and steam 10 minutes or until shells open. Drain.

Using an oyster knife, remove top shell and loosen oyster meat. Place oysters on the half shell on a large serving platter. Serve with melted butter or cocktail sauce.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1984
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