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oysters in brown butter

Grilled Oysters with Brown Butter and Hot Sauce

Author Amanda


  • a dozen or more raw freshly shucked oysters
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce of choice
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • a bunch of parsley chopped
  • crusty bread for serving


  1. About an hour before serving, make the hot sauce butter.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan or skillet until browned.
  3. Pour into a ceramic or metal bowl.
  4. Add hot sauce and stir.
  5. Place in freezer for about thirty minutes to solidify.
  6. Preheat grill to about 500 degrees.
  7. In each well or shell, place 3-4 oysters.
  8. Add a sliver (about a teaspoon) of brown butter.
  9. Sprinkle with bacon.
  10. Grill for 5-7 minutes until curled and opaque.
  11. Sprinkle with parsley.
  12. Scoop up with bread, and don't forget the sauce.