Oysters Kilpatrick with Bacon and Worcestershire


Oysters Kilpatrick with Bacon and Worcestershire

Ingredients

-1 dozen oysters, shucked
-6 strips of bacon, diced
-1/4 cup (60 ml) of Worcestershire sauce
-1/4 cup (60 ml) of bread crumbs
-1/4 cup (60 ml) of grated Parmesan cheese

Method

1) Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).

2) In a skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp.

3) Remove the bacon from the pan with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

4) Pour off all but 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of the bacon fat from the pan.

5) Add the oysters to the pan and cook until they start to curl at the edges, about 2 minutes.

6) Remove the oysters from the pan and drain on paper towels.

7) In a bowl, mix together the bacon, Worcestershire sauce, bread crumbs, and Parmesan cheese.

8) Spoon the mixture over the oysters.

9) Place the oysters on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.

10) Serve immediately.

Potential changes & improvements

-You could use different types of cheese in the bread crumb mixture, such as cheddar or Swiss.
-Try adding a bit of hot sauce to the bread crumb mixture for a bit of a kick.
-If you don’t have any bacon fat, you can use butter or olive oil in the pan.

What other food it works well with

-This dish goes well with a green salad or roasted vegetables.

Common Mistakes

– overcooking the oysters
– not draining the bacon or oysters well enough
– using too much or too little of the bread crumb mixture

Nutritional Information

– This dish is high in protein and fat.

Allergens

-Oysters
-Bacon
-Worcestershire sauce
-Parmesan cheese


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