Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Tired of scraped fingers from trying to shell oysters for your favorite recipie? Here's a simple, quick, no-hastle appetizer (or aphrodisiac) that tastes delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 fresh nanaimo oysters, in their shells (or any other Pacific oysters)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 12 cup melted butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Rinse whole oysters and place on a cookie sheet (flater side up).
  3. Bake on center rack in oven for 15 minutes (shells may pop open slightly).
  4. On individual plates, lift off top shell of each oyster, and place on each a teaspoon or so of melted butter with a bit of lemon juice added.
  5. Enjoy while still warm, and great with ice cold beer.