Yield: 6 Servings
|\N \N||Rock salt|
|36 \N||Raw oysters on the half|
|15 ounces||Can of tomato sauce|
|3 tablespoons||Lemon juice|
|½ teaspoon||Ground black pepper|
|18 \N||Slices of bacon, cut into|
|\N \N||4 pieces, partially fried|
|1 cup||Finely grated, extra old|
|\N \N||Cheddar cheese|
At the bottom of a shallow ovenproof dish, sprinkle some rock salt.
Place the oyster halves on top of the salt, in the dish. In a medium bowl, combine the tomato sauce, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper and tabasco sauce. Place an equal amount of this mixture over each of the oysters. Put 2 pieces of the partially fried bacon on top of the sauce on each oyster. Sprinkle the grated cheese over top. Cook this dish in a preheated 450F oven for about 8 minutes, or until they are done.
Source: Adapted by Deborah Kuhnen from '100 Mexican Dishes', edited by Grace Teed Kent.