4 quick ways
to prepare oysters
for a delicious meal

When it comes to oysters, odds are most people will think of a simple plate of raw oysters. But did you know there are many ways to prepare them? And who can forget the classics? Get inspired by these meal ideas to wow your guests!

Quick ways to prepare oysters 1: Rockefeller


In a pan, brown some butter, garlic, shallots, and spinach but don't cook them completely. Add the liquid of your choice, such as cream or wine, to enhance the taste to your liking. Once you've shucked the oysters, add the spinach mixture on top of each one. Top with breadcrumbs and parmesan. Broil in the oven for about 10 minutes or until the oysters are golden brown. This is a recipe that will definitely make you love shellfish!

Quick ways to prepare oysters 2: In a skewer

In a skewer

Yes, eating oysters out of the shell is possible and delicious! Remove the oysters from the shell and roll in the meat of your choice (bacon, ham, etc.). Skewer the oysters and alternate with the vegetables of your choice. Grill on the BBQ on medium for 7-8 minutes.

Quick ways to prepare oysters 2: In a skewer
Quick ways to prepare oysters 3: With lemon

With lemon

Add a layer of ice cubes on a large plate. Shuck the oysters and use a fork to separate them from the shells. Place the open shells on top of the ice. Serve with wedges of lemon but only add the lemon juice right before you eat them. To take things up a notch, add a hot sauce of your choice.

Quick ways to prepare oysters 4: The classic

The classic

In a bowl, combine red wine vinegar and thinly sliced shallots. Prepare the oysters the same way as described in the method with lemon but pour a spoonful of sauce in each oyster before enjoying.

Quick ways to prepare oysters 4: The classic