PA's Broiled Oysters

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total cooking time: 5-10 minutes
Serves 4

24 PEI Choice/Fancy Oysters scrubbed and washed
1/2 cup melted butter
1/4 cup lemon juice
3-4 finely chopped green onions
1 cup cracker crumbs
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Heat oven broiler to 260°C (500°F).
Shuck oysters and save in deep cup with as much liquid as possible.
Arrange oysters on cookie sheet that has been covered with tin foil.
Spoon a tsp of melted butter on each
Add 1/2 tsp of lemon juice.
Sprinkle cracker crumbs on top.
Add bits of chopped green onion
Top with shredded mozzarella
Tip for softer cheese, broil oysters without it for 5-8 minutes, take out of oven and add the cheese for the last 2 minutes of cooking.

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