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Champagne Oysters Rockefeller

"I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me."

 Winston Churchill

6
Servings
281
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup champagne
  • 2 Cups spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup coarse breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 24 fresh oysters on half shell
  • 1/4 Cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 10 Cups kosher salt
  • Lemon wedges and/or parsley for garnish

Directions

Preheat barbecue grill to medium.

In a bowl combine champagne, spinach, onions, 1/4 cup of the breadcrumbs, and parsley.

In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add champagne-breadcrumb mixture. Cook 1-2 minutes, sitrring until spinach is wilted. Spinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat.

Place oysters in the shell on a baking sheet. Put 1 tablespoon of champagne-breadcrumb mixture on each oyster. Spinkle remaining breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese on top of oysters.

Place baking sheet on the barbecue grill. Grill for about 5 minutes, with the lid closed, or until cheese is bubbling and is starting to brown.

Cover the bottom of a shallow serving platter with a layer of kosher salt.

Remove oysters from baking sheet. Place oysters on the salted shallow serving platter. Garnish with lemon wedges and/or parsley.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving281
Total Fat12g19%
Sugar0.8gN/A
Saturated6g28%
Cholesterol118mg39%
Protein22g45%
Carbs19g6%
Vitamin A273µg30%
Vitamin B1232µg100%
Vitamin B60.1mg7.4%
Vitamin C21mg34%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E0.4mg2.2%
Vitamin K73µg92%
Calcium113mg11%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)47µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)59µg15%
Folic acid7µgN/A
Iron11mg63%
Magnesium63mg16%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)5mg24%
Phosphorus384mg55%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium462mg13%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg32.2%
Sodium568mg24%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg15.8%
Trans0.2gN/A
Zinc34mg100%