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Mexican-Style Oysters

Source: The Mexican Gourmet
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Active Time:  5 Minutes
Total Time:  5 Minutes
  Serves 6 as an appetizer
These fresh oysters are seasoned with purely Mexican flavors - tequila and chipotle chiles.
4 cups (2 pounds) kosher salt
48 fresh oysters on the half shell, with a few drops of their liquid
1 cup (8 fluid ounces) white tequila
1 cup (8 fluid ounces) lime or lemon juice
liquid from a can of chipotle chiles, to taste
Mexican-Style Oysters Recipe at
Sprinkle 6 dinner plates with coarse salt, and place 8 oysters in their half shells directly on top of each plate. Sprinkle each oyster with a teaspoon of tequila, a teaspoon of lime juice, and a few drops of the chile liquid to taste.

Serve on their own as an appetizer.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.
Date Added: 01/01/2008
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Nutrition Facts per Serving
Yield:   Serves 6 as an appetizer
Calories: 592
Fat. Total: 14g
Protein: 58g
Carbohydrates, Total: 34g
Sodium: 59247mg
% Cal. from Fat: 21%
Cholesterol: 304mg
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Rating: 5
by: Skip, MS Reviewed: 01/18/2011
Mexican-Style Oysters
Great way to enjoy fresh shucked oysters from our Gulf coast. I love spicy foods, so I may be prejudiced.
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