oysters cristos

Oysters Cristos
These baked mollusks excite your senses and are a cinch to make. Whip them up to enjoy by themselves, or wow your friends by showing up to a shin-dig with these tasty treats!

  • 2 jars oysters
  • 2 large bags fresh spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb bacon - cooked, crisp and in bits
  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons anise liquor
  • Tabasco
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • grated cheese (Feta, manouri)
  • butter
  • fresh ground pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cook, drain and chop spinach. Sautee onion in butter, then add to spinach.
  2. Cook bacon until crispy, drain well. Layer spinach mixture in a casserole, then oysters, bacon, cheese, garlic and breadcrumbs. Put one more layer of cheese, then drizzle with cream (1/4 cup) followed by melted butter.
  3. Sprinkle the whole casserole with anise liquor, then bake for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges.