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Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

House Home Photo Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

This excellent recipe is by Adam Colquhoun of Toronto's Oyster Boy.


2 dozen oysters, shucked and left in half-shell
6 bags fresh spinach, washed and chopped finely
2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 cups velouté or béchamel sauce
4 tbsp pastis (anise-flavoured liqueur)
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
Bread crumbs
Canola oil
Rock salt


Step 1: Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Step 2: Sauté the spinach, onion and garlic in oil.

Step 3: Add the velouté and Pernod, mixing constantly. 

Step 4: Slowly add breadcrumbs until firm. 

Step 5: Top oysters with mixture and bake on a bed of rock salt until heated through, about 15 minutes. 

Makes 2 dozen oysters

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