Raw Oysters on the Half Shell with Mignonette Sauce

This is a wonderful holiday appetizer. You can make the mignonette sauce in advance. Oysters should be served the day they are opened. Tell your fishmonger not to rinse off the liquor (natural juice). The oyster liquor is full of great flavor!

Serves: 2Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 small shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped Italian parsley
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 raw oysters on the half-shell, resting on a bed of ice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the shallots, lemon juice, parsley, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Spoon over the oysters.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 small shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped Italian parsley
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 raw oysters on the half-shell, resting on a bed of ice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the shallots, lemon juice, parsley, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Spoon over the oysters.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium970mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein10g