Notes: You can make the mignonette up to 3 days ahead; cover airtight and chill. Have the oysters shucked at the market up to 1 day ahead; set, cup side up, on a rimmed tray; cover and chill.
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1. In a small bowl, mix tangerine peel and juice, rice vinegar, chili, shallot, and pepper.
2. Nest the oysters in crushed ice on a rimmed tray. Place bowl of tangerine-chili mignonette with oysters on the tray. To eat, spoon a little sauce onto each oyster.
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