Oyster Dressing Recipe

Oyster Dressing Recipe
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Oyster Dressing makes a wonderful side dish with any main course meal. Learn how to make/prepare Oyster Dressing by following this easy recipe.
Oyster Dressing Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 233
  • 2 cups Wild Rice
  • ½ pound Pork Sausage
  • 1 bunch Green Onions (chopped)
  • 2 stalks Celery (diced)
  • 1 pint unopened, fresh, live medium Oysters
  • 3 tbsp fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (ground, to taste)
  • 2 pinches of Paprika
  • Water (as required)
How to make Oyster Dressing:
  • Open the oysters and cut them into quarters. Reserve the oyster liquid.
  • Boil water along with salt, to taste.
  • Add wild rice and cook for about 40 minutes till they are tender.
  • Drain the rice and transfer to a shallow pan.
  • Bake the rice in the oven at 275 °F (135 °C) for a few minutes to dry out the water.
  • Place a skillet over medium heat and sauté pork sausage.
  • Remove the sausage and keep aside. Reserve a few tbsp of the grease and discard the remaining.
  • Fry green onions and celery in the sausage grease.
  • Add the reserved oyster juice and mix well.
  • Add oysters and cook for 7 to 10 minutes till the oysters start curling on the edges.
  • Drain the mixture in a colander.
  • Combine together oyster mixture, rice and sausage.
  • Add parsley, black pepper and paprika. Mix well.
  • Bake the preparation at 350 °F (175 °C) for few minutes till the mixture is heated well.