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Oysters with Spicy Granita

Oysters with Spicy Granita

Cold water makes good oysters, and in winter, they're at their plump, luscious best. West Coast varieties, such as Kumamotos and Olympias, have a creamy sweetness we can't resist.

Sunset DECEMBER 2006

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 or 2 minced fresh jalapeños
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lime zest
  • Oysters on the half shell

Preparation

1. In a small bowl, mix together lime juice, jalapeño, sugar, salt, and lime zest.

2. Pour mixture into a metal baking pan and freeze.

3. Use a fork to scrape the frozen mixture into an icy mound and spoon it onto oysters.

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