Baked Oysters

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Baked Oysters
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
24
coarse Salt
400 milliliters
100 grams
4 generous pinches
8 tablespoons
4 tablespoons
fresh Dill tips for garnishing (or fennel)

Preparation steps

1.

Open oysters with an oyster knife, loosen meat and take it out, collecting all juice carefully. Rinse shells thoroughly, pat dry and place on coarse salt in an ovenproof dish.

2.

Combine fish stock with oyster juice and bring to a boil.  Poach oysters for 3 seconds, remove and place into shells. Reduce fish stock in half, add cream and season with salt and cayenne pepper. Cook hollandaise sauce according to package instructions and fold into sauce. Pour souce over oysters with a spoon.

3.

Place oysters under a broiler for about 3 minutes or until golden brown, watching carefully. Remove from oven and top each oyster with a a pinch of caviar, garnish with dill and serve immediately.