Oysters with an Herbed Crust

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  • Level: Advanced
  • Total: 24 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 4 min
  • Yield: 2 servings as appetizer
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6 oysters, cleaned and shucked, bottom shells reserved

2 tablespoons bread crumbs

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives

1/3 cup grated fresh Parmesan

Pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven 500 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Arrange the oysters in the reserved shells on the baking sheet. In a small bowl mix the bread crumbs, mint, dill, chives, cheese, salt and pepper. Place a tablespoon of bread crumb mixture over each oyster and bake until oysters are just cooked through and the topping is golden, about 4 minutes.