Grilled Oysters With Garlic Butter

Grilled oysters with garlic butter

  • serves 2 as a starter
  • Easy

These on-trend oysters are a great starter for any dinner party. They are rich with flavours of garlic and butter. Plus, they look impressive too



  • butter 50g, softened
  • garlic 3 large cloves, crushed
  • oysters 6
  • coarse sea salt
  • coriander finely chopped to make 2 tbsp
  • hot sauce to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the grill to high. Mash the butter with the garlic and a little seasoning in a bowl.

  • Step 2

    Pop open the oysters, or get a fishmonger to do this for you. Drain the liquid from the shells and save for a bloody mary, if you like.

  • Step 3

    Pour four piles of coarse sea salt onto a baking tray and sit a rounded oyster shell on each so that they don’t wobble.

  • Step 4

    Divide the garlic butter between the four oysters and cook under the grill for 4-5 minutes, until bubbling and lightly golden.

  • Step 5

    Allow to cool for 3-4 minutes, then sprinkle with coriander and hot sauce and serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 287
  • Fat 23.4g
  • Saturates 13.6g
  • Carbs 7g
  • Sugars 0.3g
  • Fibre 0.4g
  • Protein 12g
  • Salt 2.01g