*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Oysters Rockerfeller
 
 Recipe By     : Pat Gold <plgold@IX.NETCOM.COM>
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish And Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  Stick         Unsalted Butter -- at room temperature
      1/4  Cup           Dried Bread Crumbs
      1/4  Cup           Scallions -- sliced
      1/4  Cup           Celery -- chopped
    1      Tablespoon    Fresh Tarragon Leaves -- chopped
      1/4  Teaspoon      Salt
                         Fresh Ground Black Pepper -- to taste
    1      Pinch         Cayenne Pepper
   12                    Fresh Oysters -- on the half shell
 
 1.  Preheat the broiler.  Arrange the broiler rack 3 to 4 inches from the heat.
 
 2.  In the container of a food processor, puree the butter, bread crumbs,
 scallions, celery, tarragon, salt, black pepper, and cayenne until smooth.
 
 3.  With a small sharp knife, cut below each oyster to release it from
 its shell.
 
 4.  Arrange each oyster in its shell on a baking sheet.  Spread some of
 the butter on each oyster.
 
 5.  Broil just until golden and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes.  Serve immediately.
 
 
 Yield: 2 servings
 
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