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Oysters Johnny Reb


  • 2 quarts oysters, drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups fine cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Tabasco sauce
  • Paprika
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 6 tablespoons light cream


  1. Place a layer of oysters in bottom of greased, shallow, 2-quart baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 each of the parsley, onions, lemon juice, butter, crumbs, Worcestershire, salt, pepper and Tabasco over oysters.
  3. Make another layer of same. Sprinkle with paprika.
  4. Just before baking, make evenly spaced holes in oyster mixture. Pour milk mixed with cream into holes, being careful not to moisten crumb topping all over.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes or until firm.

Yields 10 to 15 servings.

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