Recipe by Cazuela
"My variation on the traditional Hangtown Fry contains cheese and fresh herbs and is finished under the broiler where the egg/oyster mixture puffs up like a cross between a frittata and a souffle. I get the best results using a cast iron skillet. It's important that the oven be hot before you place the skillet under the broiler."
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hot pepper sauce
chopped fresh basil
chopped fresh oregano
freshly ground black pepper
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided
shucked small oysters, drained
chopped fresh parsley
Oysters and eggs, who would have known! I used this recipe as inspiration and made mine with garlic, onion, red bell pepper, bacon and a splash of cognac. Very good!
I made this tonight using a jar of small oysters and some farmers' market eggs. It was fast and easy--puffed up beautifully under the broiler! With a green salad and crusty bread, this dinner took less than 30 minutes to get on the table.
Tried this this morning. Maybe I shouldn't give it only 4 stars since I didn't have all the ingredients on hand and had to make do with dried seasonings and evaporated milk. Also, what I didn't like about it may have been my fault. I like my eggs a little soft and didn't know how to do that cooking them 2 different ways. My husband said it was OK and had a LOT of suggestions on how to fix it. I don't think I'll be making it again.
shucking the oysters (or whatever shellfish I bought; whatever was cheapest)was the hardest part. Nuke them in the micro for a little bit. They pop right open.
This recipe was really great. I loved the flavor of fresh herbs with the eggs.
To Katydid68, I think it's unfair for you to rate this recipe considering your lack of proper ingredients and several changes. Try it with the correct ingredients and I bet you WILL rate it with 5 stars. Maybe not but at least it will be more fair.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hangtown Fry with Parmesan and Fresh Herbs
Serving Size: 1/3 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 302
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