Grilled Oysters with Pesto

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If you don’t like the idea of eating something so fresh that it’s actually still alive then this recipe is perfect. Its very simple to prepare and tastes wonderful, great as a canapé!


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 minutes
Serves: n/a


  1. Make the pesto, then heat the grill to its maximum setting.
  2. Shuck the oysters. the shucked oysters
  3. Place the oysters onto a baking tray. Put 1 teaspoon of pesto onto each oyster and spread it over, then sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of grated parmesan over each oyster. dressing the oysters
  4. Put the oysters under the hot grill for about 2 minutes, until the cheese has melted and is bubbling.
  5. Place the oysters onto a plate or serving platter and serve right away. the finished grilled oysters
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? No.
Will leftovers be nice? NO!!! Do NOT eat leftover oysters!!!


- As with any seafood, you must make sure the oysters are very fresh and they must still be alive.

- The lemon and basil in the pesto really compliments the flavour of the oysters without masking it.

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