Considering adding oysters to the menu at your next dinner party? Or are you keeping your menu limited to the classic oysters and champagne combo? Either way, check out our 5 simple tips to help you impress your guests by serving raw oysters like a pro:
To help you prepare, here’s a checklist for all the essentials you need for a perfect oyster party:
Towel to clean your knife on
Condiments: Fresh lemon, Pepper, Mignonette, Cocktail sauce, Hot sauce
Seafood tray with crushed ice for the presentation
Beverages: White or Rose wine, Champagne, Martini’s, Bloody marys, etc.
Oyster cleaning set: Metal brush, Gloves, Tupperware, 2 towels
The 5 tips:
First things first, start by cleaning the oysters. Scrub them carefully with cold water to get all that sea dirt off the shells. Click here to see a video of how to clean oysters.