Gratineed oysters with diced apples in a calvados sabayon

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Heavy cream
3 Egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons Calvados
16 Oysters in the half shell
2 Apples; peeled and finely diced (reserve in cold water with the juice of
1 Lemon

In a small bowl place the heavy cream and whisk it for 3 to 5 minutes, or until it is softly whipped. Add the egg yolks and the Calvados, and whisk them in.

In each oyster half shell place the diced apple. Place the oyster meat on top. Cover it with the cream mixture.

Place the oysters on a flat sheet and broil them for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the cream mixture is golden.

Source: Antoine - Newport Beach, California "Southern California Beach Recipe" by Joan and Carl Stromquist ISBN: 0-622807-3-9

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