Pecan Breaded Oysters
2 vanilla beans,split in half
1 md cucumber,, seeded,Peeled
4 oz heavy cream,or whipping
4 oz butter,Unsalted
1 pn salt,to taste
1 pn black pepper,to taste
4 lg plum tomatoes
5 oz pecan halves
8 oz flour
16 raw oysters,reserve bottom
1 T butter,or vegetable oil
STEP ONE: The Sauce–
To prepare sauce, combine first three ingredients and bring to a boil.
Reduce slightly, allowing vanilla flavor to come out. Whisk in butter.
Season to taste. Add tomatoes and set aside.
STEP TWO: The Oysters–
To prepare oysters, grind pecans and flour in food processor, making
“pecan meal.” Dredge oysters in pecan meal. Saut in small, nonstick pan with
vegetable oil or butter for two minutes on each side over high heat.
Place four shells on each of four plates, spoon sauce into shells, and
place one oyster on top of each.