Smoked Oysters on the Half "Shell"

Smoked Oysters on the Half "Shell"Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Randy Mon
Perhaps the ultimate retro cocktail party snack, smoked oysters are something people either love or hate. If you love smoked oysters, you will go gaga over these--which we've updated by gently laying each tender, succulent smoked oyster on a crunchy potato chip, with a dab of sour cream and a sprinkle of pungent chives to round out the flavors and textures.


Serves 10
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 115
Caloriesfromfat 61 %
Protein 3.6 g
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 9.5 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Sodium 151 mg
Cholesterol 13 mg


About 25 large salted potato chips
2 cans (3 oz. each) smoked oysters
5 to 6 tsp. sour cream
2 teaspoons chopped chives


Lay chips on a serving plate. Top each with an oyster, cut in half if large, about 1/4 tsp. sour cream, and a sprinkle of chives.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.