Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tb Benne (sesame seeds)

  2. 1 c Oyster liquor, drained from -the oysters

  3. 1 c Cream

  4. 12 lg Oysters, shucked

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Caynne pepper and freshly ground black pepper On a baking sheet in a preheated 350 degree F. oven or in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat, cook the benne seeds until evenly browned, about 10-15 minutes. Remove to a mortar and grind with a pestle, until a paste forms, adding a few drops of oyster liquor or cream if necessary. Heat the cream and oyster liquor together in a saucepan. Gradually stir in the benne paste, the add the oysters and continue to heat until oysters are just curled. It takes only a minute. Season with cayenne and black pepper. Serves 2. SOURCE: *Hoppin’ John’s Lowcountry Cooking Published Early American Life 8/93 POSTED BY: Jim Bodle 9/93 Archive January 2010 December 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008


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