Charbroiled Oysters

1
Patrick Johnson

By
@pwjohnso

They say at Drago's in NOLA, "mother nature made the oysters, we just perfected them." A friend mentioned these oysters a few weeks ago and we decided to give the recipe a shot. We were not disappointed. Absolutely delicious!

The compound butter is also awesome on steaks, chicken or as a bread dipper.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 (assume 1 doz. per person)
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • SAUCE

  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter, very soft
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 8 Tbsp
    pecorino romano
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot sauce
  • OYSTERS

  • 4 doz
    oysters, freshly shucked
  • ·
    pecorino romano for finish
  • ·
    italian parsley, minced for garnish
  • ·
    lemon wedges for serving
  • ·
    crusty french bread

How to Make Charbroiled Oysters

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix together all of the ingredients for the sauce.
  2. Heat a charcoal or gas grill until very hot. Place the oysters on the hottest spot on the grill and let them cook in their own juices for a few minutes until they start to bubble and the edges curl.

    WARNING: The shells will crack, pop and even explode on this step. Keep children away and wear eye protection. As long as eyes are covered, the popping will not hurt.
  3. Top each with a generous portion of the sauce, enough to fill up the shell. When the sauce starts to bubble and sizzle sprinkle each oyster with about a Tbsp of Pecorino Romano.
  4. Let the Oysters go until the sauce on the edges of the shells gets nice and brown. Garnish with minced Parsley.
  5. Serve while still sizzling with Lemon wedges and fresh bread.

Printable Recipe Card

About Charbroiled Oysters

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home


What’s for dinner? Italian, but you’re not heading to your favorite restaurant. Tonight’s restaurant-quality Italian meal is going to be made at home. We’re sharing classic Italian recipes like chicken marsala and eggplant rollatini. There are classics with a twist, such as stuffed chicken Parmesan. And for dessert? Tiramisu, cannolis, and New York Cheesecake are on […]

14 Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

14 Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes


Skip making reservations this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a fancy dinner at home. No need to visit a steak house. Steak du Burgo can be recreated at home. Seafood your favorite? Try lobster ravioli or crab-stuffed lobster. Is it Valentine’s Day without chocolate? Easy molten chocolate cakes will give you a heavy dose of chocolate. […]

Bacon Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast

Bacon Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast


Bacon, how do I love thee? I’m not sure I can count the ways. It’s my go-to meat alongside eggs or on a breakfast sandwich. But, I don’t restrict my bacon enjoyment only to morning-time. If you like bacon as much as I do, you have to check out these Blue Ribbon recipes. “So easy, […]