Citrus Sake Mignonette

Combine sake, vinegar, fresh citrus juices, shallot and ginger to make a zesty topping for fresh shucked oysters.


Makes about 1 cup

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


1/4 cup dry sake
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh grapefruit juice
1 tablespoon minced shallot
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 green onion, thinly sliced


1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a small bowl. Chill 1 hour to blend flavors.

2. Drizzle mignonette over fresh shucked oysters, and sprinkle with sliced green onion.


Sandy Ingber,

Grand Central Oyster Bar, New York City,

September 2009
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