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Three Cheese Oyster Gratin
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14 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 1HR 10MINS

Three Cheese Oyster Gratin

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This gratin is delicious because the sweet oysters release their juices to blend with the cheesy pool of joy under a golden and bubbly crust. Serve with pieces of crusty sourdough.
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Lady and Pups
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This gratin is delicious because the sweet oysters release their juices to blend with the cheesy pool of joy under a golden and bubbly crust. Serve with pieces of crusty sourdough.
1HR 10MINS
Total Time
$2.05
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Oysters
10
Large Oysters
Milk
1 cup
Dry White Wine
1/4 cup
Dry White Wine
Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
3/4 cup
Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
Gruyère Cheese
3/4 cup
Gruyère Cheese, shredded
Garlic
1 clove
Sea Salt
1/4 tsp
Ground White Pepper
1/8 tsp
Ground White Pepper
Ground Nutmeg
1/8 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
Parmigiano-Reggiano
to taste
Parmigiano-Reggiano, freshly grated
Sourdough Bread
to taste
Sourdough Bread
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
191
Fat
13.9 g
Protein
9.9 g
Carbs
5.0 g
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step 1
Shuck the Oysters (10), rinse them clean to get rid of any impurities, gently dab dry, then set aside. In a pot over medium heat, melt the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp). Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp) and cook for a minute.
step 1 Shuck the Oysters (10), rinse them clean to get rid of any impurities, gently dab dry, then set aside. In a pot over medium heat, melt the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp). Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp) and cook for a minute.
step 2
Whisk in the Milk (1 cup) and Dry White Wine (1/4 cup). Continue whisking until the mixture comes to a simmer and has fully thickened, then keep cooking for 56 minutes until reduced slightly and alcohol has evaporated.
step 3
Turn off the heat. Add Shredded White Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup), Gruyère Cheese (3/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Sea Salt (1/4 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Ground Nutmeg (1/8 tsp), and Ground White Pepper (1/8 tsp).
step 3 Turn off the heat. Add Shredded White Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup), Gruyère Cheese (3/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Sea Salt (1/4 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Ground Nutmeg (1/8 tsp), and Ground White Pepper (1/8 tsp).
step 4
Stir with a fork until the cheese has fully melted. Taste and reseason with sea salt if needed.
step 5
Preheat the top broiler on high. In a shallow oven-proof skillet, spread half of the cheese sauce on the bottom, then arrange the oysters evenly and cover with the rest of the cheese sauce.
step 5 Preheat the top broiler on high. In a shallow oven-proof skillet, spread half of the cheese sauce on the bottom, then arrange the oysters evenly and cover with the rest of the cheese sauce.
step 6
Top with Parmigiano-Reggiano (to taste) to entirely cover the surface, then scatter a few extra nubs of unsalted butter here and there. Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 13 to 15 minutes, until it's bubbly and golden browned.
step 6 Top with Parmigiano-Reggiano (to taste) to entirely cover the surface, then scatter a few extra nubs of unsalted butter here and there. Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 13 to 15 minutes, until it's bubbly and golden browned.
step 7
Grate another generous pinch of fresh nutmeg over the top. Don't be shy with the nutmeg! Serve immediately with Sourdough Bread (to taste).
step 7 Grate another generous pinch of fresh nutmeg over the top. Don't be shy with the nutmeg! Serve immediately with Sourdough Bread (to taste).
step 8
Enjoy!
step 8 Enjoy!
Tags
Appetizers
French
Seafood
Shellfish
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