Sunday, November 24, 2013

Smoked Oyster Spread

(about 1/2 cup)

A fellow I met in high school introduced me to this delicious spread. He used to serve it on hot buttered toast. It's also great with crackers.

1 3.7oz tin smoked oysters
1/2 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 tbsp red onion, finely diced
1 or 2 pinches cayenne (optional)
1-2 tsp sour cream or plain greek yogurt (if needed)

fine onion slices for garnish

crackers for serving

Drain the oysters and place into a small bowl. Add the cheese, diced onion and cayenne, if using.

Mash everything together with a fork. Add a small amount of sour cream or yogurt if the mixture seems dry.

Serve with crackers.


Anonymous said...

What a great recipe! easy and so delicious!
Mary x

Torviewtoronto said...

looks wonderful

joanna said...

i've never had canned oysters, but this looks really yummy. i am a huge mussel fan though.

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