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Oyster Pan Roast Recipe

Perfectly decadent, and even better with a martini.
Oyster Pan Roast Recipe
Photo by Janelle Jones

Servings: 1
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

¼ cup|60 ml clam juice
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon celery salt
¼ teaspoon Hungarian paprika, plus additional to garnish
6 large Eastern oysters, shucked with their liquor
3 tablespoons Heinz chili sauce
2 cups|473 ml half and half
1 slice white bread, toasted, crusts removed
oyster crackers


  1. Heat the clam juice, butter, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt, and paprika in a saucepan over high. When the butter melts, add the oysters and their liquor and cook, stirring, until the edges of the oysters begin to ruffle. Remove the oysters with a slotted spoon and keep warm. Stir in the chili sauce and half and half and cook, stirring often, until it is about to come to a boil. Return the oysters to the pan and turn off the heat.
  2. Put the toast into a warmed soup plate and pour in the pan roast. Garnish with a shake of paprika and serve immediately, with oyster crackers.

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