Total Time
15 Mins
Yield
Serves 12
Photo: Thomas J. Story

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine verjus, vinegar, shallots, and pepper in a small bowl.

Step 2

Line 2 or 3 platters with crushed ice. Nestle oysters on top, keeping them level. Garnish with lemon wedges if you like and serve with mignonette.

Step 3

* Verjus is juice pressed from unripe grapes, and its mild acidity--versus the higher acidity of vinegar--makes it easy to pair with wine. Find at well-stocked grocery stores and sweetwatercellars.com.

Chef's Notes

Nutritional analysis is per tbsp. of mignonette.

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