Oysters Rockefeller

Tyler Florence Oysters Rockefeller
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Tyler Florence Oysters Rockefeller

Adapted slightly from Tyler Florence's original recipe, these were a hit at a Mardi Gras themed dinner party.

Recipe Details

Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oysters
Servings: 8 servings (3 oysters per serving)
Calories: 140kcal


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • cup bread crumbs, Panko preferred
  • 2 medium shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • ¼ cup Pernod (can substitute white wine)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 dash red pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 dozen oysters, on the half shell
  • rock salt
  • lemon wedges, for serving
  • Tabasco sauce, for serving


  • In a medium skillet, melt butter. Add garlic and saute for 2 minutes; remove from heat.
  • Place the bread crumbs in a mixing bowl and add half the garlic butter, set aside.
  • To the remaining garlic butter in the skillet, add shallots and spinach, cook for 3 minutes until the spinach wilts. De-glaze the pan with Pernod or white wine. Season with salt and pepper, add a dash of red pepper sauce. Allow the mixture to cook down for a few minutes.
  • Finish off the bread crumbs by mixing in olive oil, Parmesan and parsley, & season with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon of the spinach mixture on each oyster followed by a spoonful of the bread crumb mixture. Sprinkle a baking pan amply with rock salt. Arrange the oysters in the salt to steady them. Bake in a preheated 450 degree F. oven for 10 to 15 minutes until golden.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and Tabasco sauce.


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 140kcal, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 95mg, Potassium: 99mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 959IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 66mg, Iron: 2mg