Tequila Butter Oysters Recipe
Tequila Butter Oysters
These oven-roasted oysters share a couple ingredients with margaritas, so you might as well serve them together! If you are unsure about what type of oysters to get, ask our fishmongers for a seasonal recommendation—they are happy to shuck them for you, too!
- 1 dozen fresh medium-to-large oysters
- 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 Tbsp tequila
- 1 lime, zest and juice
- Tajín (chili-lime seasoning)
- Coarse salt or uncooked rice to level the oysters while baking
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Shuck oysters, leaving oysters in bottom shell and discarding tops.
- To keep oysters from tipping while baking, sprinkle a layer of coarse salt or rice on a rimmed baking sheet. Place oysters on salt or rice, if using, or directly on the baking sheet.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or just until oysters are cooked—the edges of the oysters will curl away from the shell.
- While oysters are baking, melt butter. Stir in tequila along with zest and juice of one lime. Set aside.
- Remove oysters from oven and arrange on serving platter. Spoon butter mixture over oysters. Sprinkle with Tajín and serve warm.
Nutrition:Amount Per Serving (based on 6 servings)
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 70 mg
Sodium: 230 mg
Carbohydrates: 5 g
Fiber: 0 g
Total Sugar: 0 g
Added Sugars: 0 g
Protein: 10 g
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