GRILLED OYSTERS WITH PESTO BUTTER

SERVES 2


These oysters are 12 reasons to celebrate. All the taste and none of the hassle.





Ingredients

  • 12 oysters, shucked

  • 100g butter at room temperature

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • 30g Parmesan, grated plus extra to garnish

  • 30g fresh basil, coarsely chopped

  • 2 tbsp pine nuts

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Method

  1. For the pesto butter, add the butter, lemon juice, Parmesan, basil, garlic and pine nuts to a food processor. Blitz until a smooth consistency. Set aside until ready to use.

  2. Prepare your oysters and place them on a grill pan or large baking tray.

  3. Place ½ tsp of the pesto butter on top of each oyster.

  4. Cook the oysters under a preheated grill for 3-4 minutes each.

  5. Serve immediately with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan (optional).


Tips

If you're short on time, adding ready-made pesto to butter works great here.



RECIPE & IMAGES COURTESY OF https://www.loveseafood.co.uk/


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