February 24, 2009 at 5:37 PM EST - Updated July 3 at 9:15 AM
Oysters With Mignonette Sauce From Johnson & Wales University's Ed Batten
Place 12 oysters on the half shell, free and loose from their shell, served 6 each or on a bed of rock salt to keep the shells level and hold in the sauce. Keep well chilled. To serve, top with a spoonful of sauce. (See recipe below.)
Mignonette Sauce 2 tsp crushed black pepper 2 Tbsp finely minced shallot 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Prepare at least 1 hour prior to serving, to season flavors. Can be made a day in advance.