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Bacon Wrapped Oysters

Posted: April 13, 2015 | Updated: April 13, 2015

30 minutesPin Recipe

Oysters wrapped in bacon and baked in a soy garlic sauce until the bacon is crispy and the oysters are melt-in-your-mouth tender!

Bacon Wrapped Oysters

I am a huge lover of seafood… and oysters in particular.

It’s funny, before I met my husband I never used to eat oysters. I had tried them a handful of times and a bunch of different ways, blackened, steamed, raw, you name it, and I still couldn’t stomach them.

It wasn’t until after the hubby and I went to a oyster bar for a date (I didn’t tell him that I didn’t like oysters until after they arrived at the table) that I actually started eating, enjoying, and craving them.

I’m not 100% sure what was different about the oysters that he and I shared together… call it fate or something, haha… but from then on I loved them. All different ways!

Bacon Wrapped Oysters

This variation I’m sharing with you today is so amazing and… bacon. Everything is better with bacon wrapped around it.

After some extensive (not really, I actually just stumbled on this) research on the internet, I came to find that bacon wrapped oysters are actually called ‘Angels on Horseback.’

Not 100% sure why because I didn’t do that much research stumbling, but that’s what they are called. Who knew?

Bacon Wrapped Oysters

These oysters come out juicy and the bacon nice and crispy. I could seriously eat the whole batch but I have to refrain because sharing is caring.

Bacon Wrapped Oysters

Bacon Wrapped Oysters

Oysters wrapped in bacon and baked in a soy garlic sauce until the bacon is crispy and the oysters are melt-in-your-mouth tender!
Pin Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz bacon
  • 1 (8 oz) can oysters drained
  • 4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • In shallow baking dish, wish together sugar, soy sauce, and garlic. Set aside.
  • Take drained oysters and wrap each with 1/2 slice of bacon and place in baking dish with soy mixture, seam of bacon down.
  • Bake at 400° F for 10-15 minutes until sauce has thickened and the bacon is crispy at the edges.

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This Post Has 11 Comments
  1. I am an oyster FREAK! Though I usually eat them raw, I have some cooked ones in my freezer… this might be the perfect plan for those babies!

  2. What timing, I went on a seafood hunt yesterday and drove some 130km to all of my favourite seafood haunts and came up empty handed and now I see this, sounds absolutely divine… I think a trip to the seaside maybe in order 😉

  3. Do you begin with “fresh” or smoked oysters? Perhaps a good idea for anyone lucky enough to have fresh oysers to put in any adaptation to the recipe.

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