Oysters with Italian Bread Crumbs
Recipe courtesy Chef Jamilla Lucas, Jamilla and Nancy’s Market Café, Ocean Park, WA (formerly of the Ark Restaurant)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
- Oysters, fresh, shucked and shells
- Italian bread crumbs (recipe below)
- Lemon juice
- Clarified butter
- Parmesan cheese
Place oyster in half shell and top with 1 tablespoon of the Italian bread crumbs and a squeeze of lemon. Dribble with clarified butter, and sprinkle with Parmesan.
Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or place under broiler (bread crumbs may burn if placed too close to flame).
Italian Bread Crumbs
Grind in food processor or blender 1 clove garlic, adding 2 slices day old bread until finely ground. Add 2 sprigs parsley without stems, 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese, 1 dash Tabasco sauce. Yield 1 ½ cups crumbs.