Scalloped Oysters

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Total Time
30 mins
25 mins

Paula Deen's old south oyster dish. Makes a wonderful Thanksgiving side.

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  • 1 quart shucked oyster, in their liquor
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed saltine crackers
  • 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 34 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup cream
  • nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • celery salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Pick oysters free of any shells.
  3. In a deep buttered casserole, mix together crackers, bread crumbs, and melted butter. Place a thin layer of crumb mixture in the bottom of the casserole. Cover it with half of the oysters. Season cream with nutmeg, salt, pepper, and celery salt. Pour half of this mixture over the oysters. On the next layer, use the oysters, 3/4 of the remaining crumb mixture, and cover that with seasoned cream. Top with remaining crumbs.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned.