Just three minutes is enough to brown the topping and perfectly cook the delicate oysters.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2011


Credit: Quentin Bacon; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite

Recipe Summary

20 mins
6 servings (serving size: 4 oysters)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler to high.

  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add oil and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and stir in the lemon juice.

  • Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1 cup. Combine breadcrumbs, butter mixture, salt, and pepper; mix well.

  • Arrange the oysters on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; top oysters with breadcrumb mixture. Broil 5 inches from heat for 3 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

90 calories; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 1.9g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 6.4g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 4mg; sodium 232mg; calcium 39mg.