Bacon Oysters

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Review by Brian
Bacon Oysters

Bacon Oysters

VIA: Chef Tom!

Serves 4 guests

10 slices of bacon

3 leeks, white parts only, julienne

1 cup white wine divided in half

¬Ĺ cup of room temperature butter

24 oysters shucked

1 cup Maytag blue cheese crumbled

1.  Slice the bacon length wise into thin strips and place in a pan and cook over medium heat until   slightly crisp. Remove from pan and place on a paper towel to drain.

2. Place the leeks in a sauce pan and add half the wine. Simmer until almost all of the wine is evaporated.

3.  Remove from the heat and swirl in the butter a little at a time, set aside.

4. Place the opened oysters on a baking tray.

5. Drizzle the rest of the white wine over the oysters and top with crumbles of blue cheese.

6. Top the oysters with the cooked bacon and then bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

7. Remove from the oven and put a small amount of buttered leeks over the top of each oyster.

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