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    The 20 BEST Oyster Recipes

    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…

    The 20 BEST Oyster Recipes.

    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.

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    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!

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    3. Char Grilled Oysters

    These char grilled oysters are awesome! They’re drenched in butter and have a great cheesy topping. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ closetcooking

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ grilling24x7

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ biscuitsandburlap

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ howtofeedaloon

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ closetcooking

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ howtofeedaloon

    12. Pan Fried Oysters Oreganata

    For an appetizer that truly impresses, give Pan-Fried Oysters Oreganata-style a try. This straightforward and dependable recipe for pan-fried oysters gets an extra zing with the addition of fresh oregano and a zesty lemon butter sauce. It’s a simple yet elegant way to elevate your starter dish.

    Get the Recipe @ garlicandzest

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ kawalingpinoy

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ garlicandzest

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ archanaskitchen

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ garlicandzest

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ thetypicalmom

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ wokandkin

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ whattcooktoday

    So there you go, twenty great ways to cook oysters. The only question now is, which to try first?

    Pin or bookmark this collection of great oyster recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    The 20 BEST Oyster Recipes

    This collection of easy Oyster Recipes includes plenty of great appetizers, easy weeknight dinners and special occasion meals! Here is a basic recipe for grilled oysters:


    • 16 whole live oysters
    • 3 Tbsp butter
    • Your favorite seasonings


    1. Melt butter in a small pan and mix in your favorite seasonings.
    2. Shuck the oysters, spoon some butter mixture on each oyster.
    3. Place oysters on a grill preheated to 450 degrees. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until the edges of oysters curl slightly.


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