Valentine's special - DibbaFella Oysters Recipe

A delightful Valentine's Day special recipe, the DibbaFella Oysters is our take on the popular Oysters Rockefeller. So if you're playing chef this Valentine's Day, these buttery, golden oysters are a surefire way to wow your special someone!

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves: 2


12 Dibba Bay Oysters (recommended size No 2 or No 3)

30 gms unsalted butter

1 medium-sized red onion

100g organic local baby spinach

1 ½ tsp cooking cream

1 tsp salt

4 tsp local lime juice

1 tbsp olive oil

50g fresh parsley

½ tsp fennel seeds

½ tsp anise seeds

½ tsp pink pepper

¼ tsp black pepper

50g bread crumbs

25 gms parmesan cheese


1 Pre-heat oven to 220 degrees

2 Shuck the oysters and pour the liquor out. Arrange them on a baking tray with foil or rock salt.

3 Melt the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

4 Dice the onion and add it to the saucepan and cook until soft.

5 Reduce heat to low and stir in spinach and cream. Cook for a minute while stirring frequently.

6 Sprinkle the salt, add in the lemon juice and all the spices.

7 Spoon the sauce into each half shell.

8 Sprinkle breadcrumbs and grate the parmesan over the top.

9 Pop the tray into the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the oysters are golden brown. Serve immediately.

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