Dad’s Oyster Dressing

Dad’s Oyster Dressing

What holiday dinner would be complete without Dad’s dressing packed with wild rice and oysters?

Calories: 233

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wild rice
  • 1/2 pound pork sausage
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 2 stalks diced celery
  • 1 pint unopened, fresh, live medium oysters
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 pinches paprika
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Open and quarter the oysters. Reserve the liquid.
    2. Cook rice in boiling salted water till tender, about 40 minutes. Drain, and place in shallow pan. Place pan in a 275 degree F(135 degree C) oven to dry out for a few minutes.
    3. Saute pork in skillet over medium heat. Remove pork from pan using a slotted spoon. Drain off all but a couple of tablespoons grease.
    4. Saute onions and celery. Add into this a small amount of oyster liqueur if onions and celery get too dry. Add in oysters with remaining liqueur. Cook 7 – 10 minutes, until oysters curl on edges. Drain this mixture in a colander.
    5. Combine oyster mixture, rice, sausage, chopped parsley, and seasonings to taste.
    6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) till heated through.

    Directions

      1. Open and quarter the oysters. Reserve the liquid.
      2. Cook rice in boiling salted water till tender, about 40 minutes. Drain, and place in shallow pan. Place pan in a 275 degree F(135 degree C) oven to dry out for a few minutes.
      3. Saute pork in skillet over medium heat. Remove pork from pan using a slotted spoon. Drain off all but a couple of tablespoons grease.
      4. Saute onions and celery. Add into this a small amount of oyster liqueur if onions and celery get too dry. Add in oysters with remaining liqueur. Cook 7 – 10 minutes, until oysters curl on edges. Drain this mixture in a colander.
      5. Combine oyster mixture, rice, sausage, chopped parsley, and seasonings to taste.
      6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) till heated through.

        Nutrition Facts

        Per Serving: 233 calories; 6 g fat; 33 g carbohydrates; 12.9 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 169 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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