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Get these irresistible oysters in less than 20 minutes. Perfect for hors d’oeuvres or as a promising appetizer to a great meal.

Preparation Time: 8 minutes
Baking Time: 8 minutes
Serves 4

INGREDIENTS
12 fresh, live oysters, shucked open
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup white onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup breadcrumbs
4 slices bacon, cooked
then chopped
1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped
2 tablespoons Parmesan
cheese, grated
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
¼ teaspoon paprika
Rock salt, as needed

PROCEDURE
1 Sauté the garlic and onions in the olive oil and butter until tender. Remove from heat and cool.
2 In a medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs, bacon, oregano, cheese, onions, garlic, parsley, and paprika.
3 Sprinkle the mixture over the oysters evenly. Place the oysters over a baking pan big enough to fit all the oysters and filled with rock salt (for stability) and bake in a hot oven at 230° C for 8 minutes.
4 Serve immediately from the oven.

This recipe was originally published in the April-May 2015 issue of Breakfast Magazine.