Grilled Oysters

Southern Living
Grilled OystersRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

The secret to this dish, a chargrilled homage to Gulf oyster houses, is a knockout garlic-herb butter.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

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2 cups butter, softened
1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
2 dozen large fresh oysters on the half shell

Preparation

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

1. Preheat grill to 450°. Pulse first 8 ingredients in a food processor until well combined.

2. Arrange oysters in a single layer on grill. Spoon 2 tsp. butter mixture into each oyster; grill, uncovered, 7 minutes or until edges curl.

Broiled Oysters: Preheat broiler with oven rack 3 inches from heat. Prepare recipe as directed, placing oysters in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan. Broil 4 minutes or until edges curl and butter drips over the shell.

Created date

December 2014