Cooking Louisiana  -  Earl's Oyster Dressing
Oyster Dressing


2 Tablespoons cooking oil
1 medium onion
4 cloves of garlic
1 pint of oysters with juice
½ cup chicken gizzards or livers (cooked) or both (optional)
1 cup cooked rice
1/2 cup water as needed


Put cooking oil into pot and heat. Add, chopped onion and garlic, cook until well done. Cut up oysters and add, cook until done. Strain oyster juice to remove any shells, add enough water to make 1 1/4 cup of liquid, add with oysters. Add rice and stir. Add gizzards and or livers (if desired). Cook until rice is done. Let stand for 5 minutes to enhance flavor.

Serves 4

Recipe by the late, Earl H. Jackson - Houma, LA