Baked Oysters

  • Servings: 2
Baked Oysters

Photography: Anna Williams

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2003


  • 3 cups coarse salt, or gros sel de mer
  • 6 fresh oysters, top shells discarded
  • 2 tablespoons fine breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and diced
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spread salt in a shallow baking dish. Nestle oysters in their bottom shells in the salt.

  2. In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs, mustard, parsley, and butter; season with pepper. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon mixture on each oyster; top with bacon pieces.

  3. Bake until oysters curl and topping browns, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.


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