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The Beef ‘N Bottle Steakhouse’s Oysters Rockefeller

 Oysters Rockefeller is a popular dish at the Beef âN Bottle Steakhouse.
Oysters Rockefeller is a popular dish at the Beef ‘N Bottle Steakhouse.

(Yields 20 servings of 4 oysters each)


2 3-pound bags frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
2 pounds salted butter
2 cups Dry Sack Sherry
4 1/2 cups cracker meal
6 cups dried parsley flakes
2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
4 tablespoons dried tarragon leaves
40 extra select-sized oysters
Sprinkling of paprika and parmesan cheese for garnish
Lemon wheel slices for garnish


  • In 6-quart saucepan, melt butter on medium heat, pour in sherry and cook off alcohol (about 2 minutes). Stir in cracker meal and remove from heat.
  • In large mixing bowl, combine parsley, chopped onion, cayenne pepper, spinach and tarragon leaves.
  • Pour butter mixture into bowl of dry ingredients and combine thoroughly to create Rockefeller topping.
  • Wash fresh, un-shucked oysters under cold running water. Pat dry and carefully open each oyster. Place oysters on cookie sheet.
  • Top oysters with even spread of 1 1/2 tablespoons Beef 'N Bottle Rockefeller topping.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and dust with paprika for garnish.
  • Cook at 400 F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Garnish with lemon wheel slices and serve piping hot.


The Beef ‘N Bottle Steakhouse
4538 South Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28209

This article ran in the 2017 February issue of Charlotte Happenings magazine.