Miso-Mayo Oyster Gratin


Miso-Mayo Oyster Gratin
Serves 4
This is the grand prize winner from this year's annual oyster cook-off!
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  1. 12 Maryland oysters, shucked, shells reserved
  2. 4 tsp. white miso paste
  3. 4 tsp. mayonnaise
  4. 1 Tbsp. mirin
  5. 8 small shiitake mushrooms
  6. 4 tsp. scallions, minced, green parts only
  7. melted butter
  8. crushed red pepper for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. F.
  2. Rinse oysters under cold running water.
  3. Put oysters in a pot of boiling water and blanch for 7-8 seconds. Drain oysters in a colander. Then place on paper towel-liked plate to drain.
  4. In a bowl, mix together miso, mayonnaise and mirin.
  5. Remove stem of each shiitake mushroom. Discard stems. Slice mushrooms thinly.
  6. Spread butter lighly inside of 12 shells and lay on a rimmed baking sheet, open side up. Divide shiitake mushrooms among the shells. Put 1 oysters in each shell on top of mushrooms. Spread miso mixture over each oyster and sprinkle with scallion on top.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the top is nicely browned.
  8. To serve, sprinkle with crushed red pepper over the top.
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