Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

Our locally grown oysters are delicious cooked with garlic, velvety butter and fresh cracked black pepper, paired with zingy lemon. The perfect weekend starter treat. — Stephen Cameron


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves<


In a bowl, mix the butter with the oil, garlic, parsley, lemon juice, Tabasco and some black pepper to taste. Place the closed oysters on a baking tray with the flat side of the shell facing upwards. Place under a preheated grill for 1 minute. When you start to see the shells opening, remove them from the grill.

Using an oven mitt to protect your hands from the heat, slide a shucking kn