Oysters, Prosciutto and Roasted Peppers W/ Creole Mustard Sauce

Total Time
26mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

An appetizing first course from the flavor center of the universe, Louisiana. Courtesy of Chef Jay Kimball of Romaire's, featured in The Louisiana New Garde television series.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces prosciutto, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 bell peppers, roasted and cut into strips (your choice of yellow, red or green)
  • 16 large oysters
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning, mix (Seafood Seasoning Mix, store bought, or your own recipe)
  • 1 cup cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • oil, for frying (about a cup)
  • Creole Mustard Sauce

  • 13 cup beef broth or 13 cup beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice (fresh is best)
  • 12 teaspoon creole mustard
  • 18 teapoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • skewers (if using wooden or bamboo skewers, soak 1/2 hour in water or stock before threading) or toothpick (if using wooden or bamboo skewers, soak 1/2 hour in water or stock before threading)

Directions

  1. Cut prosciutto into 16 cubes.
  2. Place the end of a pepper strip on a metal skewer, ad a cube of prosciutto, an oyster, and wrap by skewering the other end of the pepper strip.
  3. Repeat until skewer is filled.
  4. Combine seafood seasoning, corn flour and salt.
  5. Roll the skewered food in corn flour mixture.
  6. Heat oil in a large frypan to 350F and cook the skewers for a couple of minutes on each side or until golden.
  7. Remove and place on absorbent paper/paper towels to drain.
  8. To make the sauce: Bring the first five sauce ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan.
  9. Whisk the butter in a tablespoon at a time, until smooth.
  10. To serve: Remove food from skewers and divide among serving plates.
  11. Drizzle with sauce.