Recipe

Oysters three ways

Three tasty ways to enjoy oysters.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 24
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Ingredients

Bloody mary oyster shots
  • 1 cup (250ml) tomato juice
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) vodka
  • 1 stick celery (150g), cut into 8 lengths
  • 1 teaspoon tabasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 8 oysters on half shell
  • 1 fresh small red chilli, sliced thinly
Cucumber, ginger & sesame oysters
  • 2 tablespoons japanese soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon white (granulated) sugar
  • 8 oysters on half shell
  • 2 teaspoons pickled ginger, cut into long thin strips
  • 1 mini cucumber (quke) (60g), cut into long thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
Passionfruit & lime oysters
  • 1 tablespoon passionfruit pulp (You will need 1 passionfruit)
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf, shredded finely
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 8 oysters on half shell
  • micro coriander leaves

Method

Bloody mary oyster shots
  • 1
    Place 1½ tablespoons (30ml) tomato juice and 2 teaspoons vodka in each of eight shot glasses.
  • 2
    Place a baton of celery into each glass; season with a dash of both sauces then a little pinch of salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Top oysters with sliced chilli; serve with shots.
Cucumber, ginger and sesame oysters
  • 4
    Stir soy sauce, oil, mirin and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Cool.
  • 5
    Top oysters with soy mixture then ginger, cucumber and sprinkle with seeds.
Passionfruit and lime oysters
  • 6
    Combine passionfruit pulp, lime leaf and juice in a small bowl.
  • 7
    Top oysters with passionfruit mixture then coriander.

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