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Barbequed Oysters Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stasia Renfrow
Added: Monday, October 18, 2004

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
60 unopened, fresh, live medium oysters
5 limes
2 tablespoons ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place the oysters on a large baking sheet and cook 8 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the shells have opened.
Squeeze the juice and pulp from the limes into a small serving bowl. Mix in the pepper.
Serve oysters on the half shell with the sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
60 oysters
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Simple and easy, these wonderfully flavorful shellfish delights will impress your guests. Try preparing them on the grill for exciting outdoor fun. Don't forget to keep your eyes open for the occasional pearl!

 

 

 

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