In this video, you’ll see how to make Oysters Rockefeller the original way! Chef John stays as true as possible to the original version of Oysters Rockefeller, the recipe made famous by Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans. And staying true means no bacon, no cheese, no spinach—just fresh oysters and a compound butter featuring watercress, fresh herbs, and a little Pernod! Make extra butter; it’s amazing on just about any seafood you can think of. In the video, you’ll also see how to shuck and prepare your fresh oysters. Watch the video, then get Chef John’s recipe for Oysters Rockefeller. Serve with a little splash of lemon juice.