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Oysters Baked On Salt

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Ingredients
  Rock salt 4 Pound
  Oysters 24 , opened and top shell discarded
  Bacon slices 3 , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Green onions 3 , minced
  Bell pepper 1 Large, seeded and chopped (Red Or Yellow)
  Minced parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Minced basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Wisconsin Asiago Or Parmesan)
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Pre-heat the oven to 425° F
2)Take a 9-by- 13-inch ovenproof casserole large enough to hold all the oysters and can be carried to the table.
3)6 individual dishes can be used instead of the large dish.
4)Spread salt in the casserole or the in the individual dishes.

MAKING
5)Heat a large, heavy skillet and fry the bacon till it becomes crispy. Drain excess fat in paper towels.
6)Heat a different skillet over medium heat, and melt the butter.
7)Put in onions, bell pepper, parsley, and basil, and stir-fry until they turn tender for about 6 minutes.
8)Take away from heat.
9)Break the fried bacon to a crumble and mix in.
10)Top the mixture over oysters and dust the cheese evenly over it.
11)Bake for about 10 minutes till the oysters are cooked and cheese has lightly browned.

SERVING
12)Serve immediately..

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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