Easy! Healthy Oysters au Gratin

Easy! Healthy Oysters au Gratin

The oysters are the main ingredient in this gratin. Parboiling them in white wine (or sake) makes them plump and fragrant.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Fresh oysters
1 pack
1 tablespoon
White wine (or cooking sake)
100 ml
Bay Leaves
1 leaf
3 tablespoons
Garlic (minced or powdered)
1 clove
Parsley (minced or dried)
a small amount
Salt and pepper
to taste
Extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon
Please refer to "Takunospūn"'s recipe for rinsing the oysters - Recipe ID: 673604


1. Mix the garlic, parsley, pepper, and a pinch of salt into the panko.
2. Thinly grease a heatproof dish with olive oil.
3. Rinse the oysters, and drain in a strainer. Transfer into a bowl and coat with katakuriko. Mix carefully, and gently rinse any dirt that comes out. Transfer into a strainer.
4. Put the white wine and the bay leaf into a sauce pan and bring it to a boil. Add the oysters. Simmer for 1-2 minutes until you can clearly see their frilly edges. Drain in a strainer.
5. Pat dry the oysters with a paper towel. Align in a heatproof dish, and season with a little salt and pepper.
6. Scatter the panko from Step 1 on top of the oysters. Sprinkle on some olive oil.
7. Bake in an oven or grill until it's nicely browned.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love fried oysters, but I was too lazy to fry them.