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Char-Grilled Gulf Oysters

Char-Grilled Gulf Oysters
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  • Two dozen fresh Gulf Oysters, shucked
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped fine
  • 3 lemons
  • 1 loaf crusty French style bread
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Preheat gas grill or fire up charcoal grill.
  2. In a small sauce pot, combine butter, hot sauce and lemon juice.
  3. Season the butter mixture with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  4. Put the small sauce pot with the butter mixture on the grill to melt. Stir butter mixture to combine.
  5. Taste butter mixture and adjust seasoning with more lemon or hot sauce if needed.
  6. Carefully place the half shell oysters directly on the grill.
  7. Cook for several minutes until the oysters start to bubble in their shell.
  8. Carefully ladle butter mixture over the oysters paying close attention to any fire created.
  9. Sprinkle cheese and parsley evenly over oysters.
  10. Serve oysters hot in the shell with fresh lemon and crusty bread.

Compliments of Fresh from Florida Gulf Seafood