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This dish combines two of the Chesapeake's most beloved foods: oysters and crabs. Cook on the bottom broiler rack, or breadcrumbs will burn before the oysters are cooked through.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2006


Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 2 oysters)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler.

  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir gently.

  • Place bread in a food processor; process until coarse crumbs measure 1/2 cup. Combine breadcrumbs and butter in a small bowl.

  • Arrange oysters on a broiler pan. Spoon about 1 tablespoon crab mixture over each oyster; sprinkle each with about 1 teaspoon breadcrumb mixture. Broil 7 minutes or until tops are browned and oysters are done. Serve with lemon wedges and garnish with chives, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

124 calories; calories from fat 47%; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 2.4g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 11.2g; carbohydrates 4.4g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterol 52mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 469mg; calcium 56mg.