Tested till perfect Grilled Oysters

Grilled Oysters

Enjoy these unusual but easypickup appetizers at your next backyard barbecue. Grilled oysters have a slightly smoky flavour and, best of all, they are the supreme source of zinc.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 1small onion, grated
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuphoisin sauce
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsphot pepper flakes
  • 24 large 24largeraw oysteroysters, (such as Malpeque) shucked
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh coriander
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In large bowl, stir together onion, hoisin, garlic and hot pepper flakes. Pat oysters dry and add to bowl; stir gently to coat. Let marinate for 15 minutes.

Thread 2 oysters lengthwise onto each of 12 small soaked wooden skewers; place on greased grill over high heat. Brush with reserved marinade; cook, turning once, for about 2 minutes or until firm. Sprinkle with coriander.


Additional information :

Substitution: If you can't locate raw oysters, substitute 2 cans (each 133 g) whole oysters. Don't marinate them; simply brush them with marinade while grilling.

Tip: If your oysters are very big, use 2 parallel skewers to hold them in place on the grill. Look for shucked oysters in containers in the fish section of your supermarket or shuck your own if not available.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 107 pro 6g total fat 2g sat. fat 1g
carb 15g fibre 1g chol 31mg sodium 380mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 46 zinc 400 vit A 2
vit C 10 folate 11
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