Crab Topped Oysters With a Bearnaise Sauce Recipe

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Crab Topped Oysters With a Bearnaise Sauce
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  1. Scrub oyster shells and open Oysters discard top shell, drain liquid, rinse under cold running water to remove any sand or grit.
  2. Place oysters on a bed of rock salt (this helps to keep them stable.) in a large flat pan.
  3. Put 1-2 teaspoons of béarnaise over each oyster and top with 1 tablespoon of crab meat. Add another 1-2 teaspoons of sauce over crab.
  4. Sprinkle oysters with bread crumbs and paprika. Bake at 190°C for 15 minutes or until sauce starts to brown.
  5. Béarnaise Method.
  6. Combine shallots, tarragon, parsley, white wine and pepper in a small saucepan and boil over a high heat until liquid has been reduced by half.
  7. Remove from heat you can either leave as is or strain through a fine sieve if desired.
  8. Cool slightly and beat the mixture into the warm hollandaise. If desired add a few extra chopped fresh herbs.
  9. Yields about 1 cup.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2182.27 Kcal (9137 kJ)
Calories from fat 832.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 92.54g 142%
Cholesterol 1261.84mg 421%
Sodium 2089.26mg 87%
Potassium 3309.37mg 70%
Total Carbs 18.42g 6%
Sugars 6.45g 26%
Dietary Fiber 2.45g 10%
Protein 304.13g 608%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 12%
Iron 73.1mg 406%
Calcium 88.1mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 147.73 Kcal (619 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.26g 142%
Cholesterol 85.42mg 421%
Sodium 141.43mg 87%
Potassium 224.03mg 70%
Total Carbs 1.25g 6%
Sugars 0.44g 26%
Dietary Fiber 0.17g 10%
Protein 20.59g 608%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 12%
Iron 4.9mg 406%
Calcium 6mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 50.9
  • 53

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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