Gourmet Halibut With Oyster Sauce
|Butter||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|White wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Cayenne pepper||To Taste|
|Coarse cracker crumbs||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Place halibut in skillet with 2 tablespoons butter; sear over low heat until halibut turns white.
Place in baking dish.
Cook oysters in pan drippings with wine for 3 minutes.
Drain; reserve liquid.
Place oysters on halibut.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in saucepan; blend in flour.
Combine reserved liquid and cream.
Stir into flour mixture gradually.
Simmer, stirring con- stantly, until thickened; add seasonings.
Pour sauce evenly over oysters.
Melt remaining butter; stir in cracker crumbs.
Spread over sauce.
Bake in 400- degree oven for 20 minutes.