Grilled oysters with chorizo butter

Recipe from: 11 June 2013
oyster recipe

Ingredients 8
Servings 2
Minutes 00:07


Serving Change
  • 24
    oysters - opened
  • 75
    soft unsalted butter
  • 75
    chorizo - chopped
  • small bunch of flat parsley
  • 2
    garlic cloves - finely chopped
  • 2
    pinch of curry powder
  • grated zest of half a lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Place the parsley, butter, garlic and a pinch of curry powder in a food processor and pulse until the parsley is completely ground down.

Season with salt and pepper and the lemon zest. Beat in the chorizo. Set in the fridge in a container until firm.

Dice the butter into small pieces ready for the oysters.

Place the oysters on a bed of coarse salt and add a small piece of butter on top of each oyster.

Place them under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes or until the oyster starts to get firm. Make sure the oysters are fully cooked as warm raw oysters do not taste great.
Reprinted with permission of Die Gieter.

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