*2 dozen fresh Oysters (reserve the
*24 Pastry Shells (the frozen ones
work good, Fresh from your bakery is gooder!)
*1/2 cup Crabmeat
*1/2 stick of Butter
*1/2 cup Chicken Broth
*one can of Cream of Mushroom Soup
*1/4 cup finely chopped Yellow
Onion, Green Onion and Celery (each)
*1/2 tbsp minced Garlic
*one tbsp Flour
*2 tbsp Olive Oil
*seasonings: Salt, Black Pepper,
White Pepper, Hot Sauce
In a skillet, melt the
butter and add the olive oil. Add the onion, celery and garlic to sauté. Stir-in the flour. Stir-in the mushroom soup, broth,
liquor, crab, and a dash of each seasoning. Simmer for a
about 30 minutes. Add a little more liquid if needed, but the
sauce has to be thick. Cut heat off and let settle and cool
for a bit.
Lay-out your shells on
a cooking pan. Place one fat ole oyster in each pastry shell.
Dash-on the hot sauce. Spoon the sauce on-top to fill the shell.
Top-off each patty with a little cheese and pimento.
Bake 350 degrees for
about 20-25 minutes. Remove pan and let the patties settle and
cool for a bit.
You may have a little leftover
sauce. Perfect with some Ritz crackers or toasted slices of French