Oysters on the Grill
Who says that you need to be limited in your grilling choices? Next time, venture out and try this fantastic recipe.
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon each fresh basil, tarragon
- & thyme, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- Salt to taste
- 36 fresh large oysters, in the shell, scrubbed
Prepare a medium-hot fire in the grill. Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in herbs, garlic, juice, zest, and salt to taste.
Inspect oysters to make sure they are all tightly closed; discard any oysters whose shells do not close to the touch. Place directly on grate. Cover and cook until they open slightly; about 4 to 6 minutes.
Using an oven mitt or work glove to protect your hands, remove the top shells. Discard any unopened oysters. Drizzle a little herb butter onto each oyster. Slurp and enjoy!
Recipe reprinted by permission of Wild Oats Natural Marketplace. All rights reserved.
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