Wellfleet Oyster Sauce on the Half Shell
This recipe comes from a local seafood shack down here in Orleans, MA called:
Land Ho! This is the sauce they put on them.
1 cchili sauce
3 Tbsp(generous) prepared horseradish, or to taste
1 Tbspfresh lemon juice
·pinch of onion powder
·freshly ground black pepper
TO BE USED ON:
·24 chilled welfleet oysters
·green leaf lettuce
How to Make Wellfleet Oyster Sauce on the Half Shell
- 1. For the cocktail sauce, in a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the chili sauce, ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice and onion powder. Season with pepper to taste.
- 2. Refrigerate the sauce for at least an hour to blend flavors. May be stored for up to 3 days.
- 3. Shuck the oysters (or have them shucked at the fish market) and cut them away from the muscle.
- 4. Arrange lettuce leaves over a bed of crushed ice.
Arrange oysters on the lettuce. Garnish with the lemon wedges and serve with the cocktail sauce.