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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Oysters Smoked & Skewered

Turns out straight out of the can isn't the only thing to do with the alien-looking smoked oysters (and remain on the elimination challenge diet). They're also really good with tomatoes. Especially baby heirloom tomatoes. On sticks.

I got the idea from the good people over at Group Recipes. But they recommended toothpicks, and I like my sticks a bit longer.

There's something perfect about the combination of baby tomatoes and smoked oysters together. Like peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, or an old scotch and a fine cigar, they are absolutely delicious together.

And far easier than shucking your own oysters.



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Smoked Oysters & Tomato Skewers
An easy snack
Ingredients
1 tin (3.5 ounces) smoked oysters1 basket mini heirloom tomatoes
Instructions
1. Alternate spearing oysters and tomatoes on a skewer. Use about 4 tomatoes and 3 oysters per skewer. Be careful, the oysters are delicate and tend to fall apart easily.

2. Repeat until all tomatoes and oysters have been used.

3. Eat.
Yield: about 10 skewers

2 comments:

OakMonster said...

"I like my sticks a bit longer."

*snort**giggle*

I'm a 12-year-old boy, apparently.

;-)

Paulette said...

Which is always encouraged! ;)