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Scalloped Oysters

This classic dish is made with saltines, lots of butter, light cream or half-and-half, parsley, and oysters.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pint oysters with their liquor, reserve the liquor
  • 2 cups saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup light cream or half and half
  • 1/4 cup oyster liquor
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions:



Drain oysters, reserving liquor. Mix cracker crumbs with melted butter and place about 1/3 in bottom of a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Cover with half the oysters. Sprinkle oysters generously with pepper.

Add another layer of about 1/3 of the cracker crumbs and place remaining oysters on top. Sprinkle with more pepper.

Make sauce by combining cream, 1/4 cup of oyster liquor, parsley, and Worcestershire sauce and season to taste with salt. Pour sauce over oysters and top with final layer of cracker crumbs.

Bake in a 350° oven for 30 to 40 minutes.

Serves 4



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