Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Yet another variation on an old favorite. (Posted in reply to a recipe request).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Clean oysters and place in a large stockpot.
  3. Pour in enough water to cover oysters; bring the water and oysters to a boil.
  4. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet.
  5. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown.
  6. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  7. Remove pot of boiling oysters from heat and drain and cool oysters.
  8. When cooled break the top shell off of each oyster.
  9. Using a food processor, chop the bacon, spinach, bread crumbs, green onions, and parsley.
  10. Add the salt, hot sauce, olive oil and Anisette, process until finely chopped but not pureed, about 10 seconds.
  11. Arrange the oysters in their half shells on a pan of kosher salt.
  12. Spoon some of the spinach mixture on each oyster.
  13. Bake 10 minutes until cooked through, then change the oven's setting to broil and broil until browned on top.
  14. Serve hot.