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Several Baked Oysters and Apples on a white serving plate
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Baked Oysters and Apples

These baked oysters and apples combine tender shellfish with crispy panko bread crumbs and fresh apples for an absolutely irresistible snack or appetizer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked oysters, easy appetizer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion (minced)
  • ¾ cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 mediumd Gala apple (diced small)
  • 1 large lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Rock salt
  • 12 oysters in the shell (scrubbed)

Instructions

  • Heat the oil and butter in a skillet over medium-low heat. Once hot, add the onions and sauté until translucent.
  • Squeeze the juice from the lemon over the diced apple.
  • Add the diced apple and Panko to the skillet. Mix thoroughly until the bread crumbs are no longer dry, then remove from heat.
  • Add the cardamom and pepper. Stir well and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with a thin layer of rock salt.
  • Shuck the oysters, cup-side down, reserving as much liquid as possible in the cup.
  • Place the oysters on the cookie sheet, using the rock salt to keep them from tipping over.
  • Divide the apple mixture between the oysters.
  • Place the baking sheet in the oven and roast the oysters for about 10 minutes.

Notes

This recipe is for 4 servings. Each serving is 3 oysters.
This dish is best served immediately.
Leftover cooked oysters should be placed in an airtight container in the refrigerator within 2 hours. They will last for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 3oysters | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg | Net carbs: 10g