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BAKED OYSTERS WITH SPINACH, WATERCRESS & PARMESAN

Indulge in these delicious baked oysters, topped with garlic sautéed spinach, watercress and melted parmesan. Perfectly paired with a side bowl of Quick Draw Slaw.


SERVES 2
Recipe from crazy-cucumber.com
Photography by Crazy Cucumber

INGREDIENTS
12 shucked oysters in the half shell
2 cups baby spinach (chopped)
2 cups watercress leaves (chopped & stems removed)
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons Panko breadcrumbs
Splash of dry white wine
2 garlic cloves (crushed)
Salt
Black pepper
500g coarse sea salt

OTHER INGREDIENTS
Living Goodness Quick Draw Slaw
Lemon wedges
Watercress leaves (to garnish)

METHOD
• Position rack in top third of oven and preheat to 230C.
• In a large skillet, sauté garlic in butter until tender. Add spinach and watercress, cook until wilted.
• Add a splash of white wine and cook a few minutes or until all the alcohol has evaporated.
• Stir in the breadcrumbs, season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
• Spread coarse sea salt into baking pan.
• Arrange oysters in half shells atop rock salt. Top each oyster with 1 tablespoon spinach mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake until cheese browns on top, about 8 minutes.

TO SERVE
• Serve baked oysters immediatelyon a bed of coarse sea salt with a side bowl of Quick Draw Slaw and lemon wedges.