Scalloped Oysters I Recipe

  • 1 pint shucked oysters
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 25 buttery round crackers, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup oyster liquid
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Butter a shallow baking dish.
  2. Combine the bread crumbs and cracker crumbs, stir in the melted butter. Place a thin layer of the crumb mixture in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Layer half the oysters over the crumbs and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Pour 2 tablespoons oyster liquid and 1 tablespoon milk over the top. Repeat, layering remaining oysters in baking dish. Season as before with salt and black pepper, if desired. Pour remaining 2 tablespoons oyster liquid and 1 tablespoon milk over oysters; then cover the top layer of oysters with the remaining crumb mixture.
  3. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 30 minutes.