Fresh Oysters with Bacon and Creamed Spinach

Fresh Oysters with Bacon and Creamed Spinach

SheKnows
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 42 min
  • Serving: 12 Oysters

This gorgeous appetizer is ideal for a ritzy and glamorous New Year’s dinner party. Serve the fresh oysters with chilled vodka shots.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil
  • 12 Oysters, whole
  • 6 Bacon, slices, halved
  • 18 ounces of Parmesan creamed spinach
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Fill a large frying pan halfway full with oil and heat until reaching 350 degrees.
  3. Shuck all the oysters into a bowl and set shells aside. Wrap each oyster with a piece of bacon and secure tightly with a toothpick, set aside.
  4. Fill each of the oyster shells with the creamed spinach and then place in a baking dish. Put in the oven and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, mix the flour and 1-1/2 tablespoons Creole seasoning in a small bowl and lightly dredge the oysters, shaking off any extra flour. Deep fry the oysters for about 1 minute until golden and then set on paper towels to drain.
  6. Put the fried oysters on the baked shells, sprinkle with the remaining seasoning and serve.

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