Mom’s Recipes

Oyster Rockefeller (Fish Market)

12 Oysters, shucked



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Dozen oysters, shucked

-Cheesy Spread-

1¾ cups mayonnaise

2½ cups Parmesan Cheese

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley

-Spinach Mixture-

¾ cup butter

¾ cup flour

1/2 cup whole milk

1/4 cup cream

bacon bits to taste

¼ cup puréed chopped onion pinch of white pepper

1 Ib frozen chopped spinach

Two dashes white pepper


For Cheesy Spread, combine all ingredients in small bowl

For Spinach Mixture: Put the bacon and the onion in a food processor and process to mince fine.

Thaw spinach, squeeze dry, and chop fine. Melt butter in a skillet, add flour slowly, and mix until smooth. Add puréed onion, bacon and white pepper. Add milk slowly, a little at a time and cook until; the mixture thickens, stirring continuously.

Remove from heat and stir the cream mixture into the finely chopped spinach.

To assemble and serve: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove the oyster and set aside. Place scoop of spinach mixture on bottom of shell and top with oyster. Pop into oven and bake about 5 minutes or until heated through trying not to "cook" the oyster. Top with cheesy mix and BROIL until bubbly and lightly browned.

12 Oysters, shucked



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