If you’re looking for some great Oyster Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Oysters are such a great seafood, go beyond your basic “on the halfshell”!
We’ve compiled this great collection of recipes, so you never have to think “what to cook with oysters?” again.
Along with some classics like oysters Rockefeller and oyster stew, you’ll find innovative appetizers, pastas and so much more!
Cook your way through all these delicious and easy oyster recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…
1. Oyster Stew
Oyster Stew is creamy, buttery and sooo delicious. This is a perfect winter warmer that you’ll want to come back to again and again.
2. Oysters Rockefeller
Oysters Rockefeller! It’s an elegant seafood dish commonly associated with fancy restaurants. But it’s so easy to prepare in your own home!
3. Char Grilled Oysters
These char grilled oysters are awesome! They’re drenched in butter and have a great cheesy topping. So good!
4. Seafood Gumbo
Gumbo, a traditional Creole specialty from Louisiana. A classic blend of meat and seafood and the holy trinity of vegetables along with Creole spices and herbs. This would take a few hours, simmering in its goodness, but the wait would be well worth it when you get to sip your first spoonful!
5. Fried Oysters
It’s mighty hard to beat fried seafood, and these deep fried oysters are a perfect example. This post also includes a recipe for a remoulade sauce for dipping!
6. Oyster Po Boy
If you’ve never had a Po’ Boy, you’re in for a treat. They’re a famous type of sandwich in New Orleans, usually loaded with fried seafood. This Oyster Po’ Boy is great example you can make in your own home!
7. Oyster Casserole
Oyster casserole is a holiday classic. It has a creamy, cheesy filling loaded with oysters and mushrooms, and it’s topped with a crunchy breadcrumb topping. YUM!
8. Smoked Oysters
If you’ve only ever had canned smoked oysters, you really need to try the real thing! They’re great as an appetizer or snack with crackers, but you can also use them as an ingredient in other things!
9. Oyster Pasta
Here’s one of our favorite oyster recipes… This pasta is garlicky, buttery and loaded with chargrilled oysters. You’ll keep coming back to this one!
10. Chinese Deep Fried Oysters
Here’s another great fried oyster recipe… with a Chinese twist! They have a great light breading and come with a tasty Asian dipping sauce. So good!
11. Grilled Oysters With Roasted Tomato Butter
Grilled oysters with roasted tomato butter – This great recipe features grilled oysters that are first slathered in an herby roasted tomato butter compound. Wow!
12. Fried Oyster Tacos
Who doesn’t love tacos? These handheld treats feature crispy breaded oysters, homemade citrus salsa and more great toppings!
13. Smoked Oyster Spread
This smoked oyster spread will make an easy, yet unique addition to your appetizer spread. It inly takes four ingredients and about 5 minutes to make!
14. Adobong Talaba
Adobong talaba, or oysters adobo, is a super tasty Filipino dish. Oysters are cooked with soy sauce, vinegar and garlic. It’s great as an appetizer by itself or as a main with rice!
15. Oyster and Sausage Stuffing
Up your holiday side dish game with this oyster and sausage stuffing. It’s a Southern classic that’s full of great flavors!
16. Indian Shallow Fried Oysters
Here’s a unique and delicious recipe. Oysters are coated in rice flour, garam masala, turmeric and red chili powder and then shallow fried. Great oyster recipe!
17. Mardi Gras Grilled Oysters
These simple Mardi Gras grilled oysters will make you feel like your dining in a New Orleans oyster house. They only need a few ingredients, but have some great Cajun flavor!
18. Air Fryer Oysters
Have you tried cooking oysters in your new favorite kitchen gadget? These air fryer oyster are crispy and delicious, without all the grease and mess!
19. Steamed Oysters with Ginger and Shallots
Give your steamed oysters an Asian makeover with this easy recipe. They’re garnished with giner, shallots and soy sauce, and the combination is amazing!
20. Fried Oyster Omelette (Or Jian)
Or Jian is a popular street food in Singapore. It’s an oyster omelette fried with a crispy batter. It’s a unique and delicious recipe you have to try!
So there you go, twenty great ways to cook oysters. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 16 whole live oysters
- 3 Tbsp butter
- Your favorite seasonings
- Melt butter in a small pan and mix in your favorite seasonings.
- Shuck the oysters, spoon some butter mixture on each oyster.
- Place oysters on a grill preheated to 450 degrees. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until the edges of oysters curl slightly.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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