Category: Recipes

Grilled Oysters with Bacon and Cayenne Butter

Ingredients 3 slices hickory-smoked or applewood-smoked bacon, cut crosswise into ½-inch-wide strips 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch cubes 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1½ tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley 1½ tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt 2½ tablespoons dry […]

Tomales Bay Oysters Rockefeller

For this oysters Rockefeller recipe, make the filling ahead of time and you’ll need only a few minutes to go from shucking to eating. Ingredients Makes 24 Servings 1 small leek (white and pale-green parts only), coarsely chopped 1 large shallot, coarsely chopped 1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped 1 large bunch watercress, coarsely chopped (about […]

Oysters with Brown Sugar–Chipotle Butter

Ingredients 8 Servings 1 garlic clove, finely chopped ¼ canned chipotle chile in adobo, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1½ teaspoons bourbon 1½ teaspoons light brown sugarKosher salt, freshly ground pepper 2 dozen oysters (such as Blue Point, Well Fleet, or Malpeque), freshly shucked, on the half shell, with […]

Grilled Oysters

Ingredients 6 Servings 3 dozen large oysters Herb Butter (click recipe) Lemon wedges (for serving) Hot sauce (for serving) Preparation Step 1 Prepare a grill for medium-high heat. Scrub oysters. Place, cupped side down, on grate, cover grill, and grill until oysters begin to open, about 2 minutes. Transfer opened oysters to a platter (discard […]

Creamy Oyster and Watercress Stew

Ingredients 6 Servings 2tablespoons vegetable oil 4leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced 2garlic cloves, finely choppedosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1cup dry white wine 2dozen oysters, freshly shucked, liquor reserved 4cups low-sodium vegetable brothPinch of saffron threads (optional) 1large bunch watercress, tough ends trimmed, chopped (about 3 cups), plus finely chopped for serving […]

Broiled Oysters with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Ingredients makes 12 Servings 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs made from crustless white bread 21/2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 small garlic clove, pressed 1/4 teaspoon Pernod or other anise-flavored liqueur (optional) 12oysters, freshly shucked and reserved on half shell with juicesLemon wedges Preparation Step 1 Preheat broiler. Place breadcrumbs in small bowl. Melt butter in small […]

Oysters with Finger Lime and Ginger Mignonette

Ingredients 6 Servings 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon rice bran oil 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar 1 teaspoon soy sauce ½ teaspoon finely grated peeled gingerSmall pinch of sugar 1 finger lime, halved lengthwise, or ½ lime, white pith and peel removed, finely chopped 12 oysters, freshly shucked Preparation Step 1 Combine lime […]

Baguette, Smoked Oyster, and Pancetta Stuffing

Ingredients 8 Servings ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, divided, plus more 10 cups coarsely torn baguette, dried out overnight ¼ cup pine nuts 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 ounces pancetta, cut into ¼” pieces 2 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced 4 celery stalks, choppedKosher salt and freshly […]