Raw Oysters with Mignonette Sauce

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 12 min
  • Prep: 40 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 24 oysters
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Ingredients

1 cup white wine

2 shallots, small dice

1 tablespoon sherry

1 teaspoon chopped parsley leaves

1 lemon, juiced

3 anchovies, rinsed and chopped

2 dozen oysters of choice, cleaned and shucked

Directions

  1. In saucepan over medium heat, add white wine and shallots, and reduce for 5 to 8 minutes, to half of the original volume. Add the sherry, parsley and lemon juice, cook for additional 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the anchovies, allow to cool for 20 minutes, then stir again before topping the oysters. Arrange on a serving platter and serve immediately.

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