Recipe Feature: Oyster Escabeche

Oyster Escabeche - Oyster Recipes - Buy Oysters Online - Williams Wharf OystersThere are TONS of ways to enjoy fresh, delicious William’s Wharf Oysters. Of course, we think they’re best freshly shucked on the half shell – but everyone’s tastes are a little bit different. And even oyster purists sometimes crave a little something special – we love a good oysters Rockefeller. But if you’re looking for something a little on the fancy side, give the recipe below a try! Don’t be scared away by all of the ingredients – the actual process is really simple but preparing your oysters this way is sure to give you a taste of something truly unique and original!

Oyster Escabeche


For the escabeche:

  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yuzu juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1/4 cup prosecco

For the lemon mignonette:

  • 1 tablespoon shallot, brunoise
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon preserved lemon
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon fresno chili
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorn, mignonette


For the escabeche:

Shuck oysters. Pickle them in the escabeche for one hour.

For the lemon mignonette:

Put the oysters back in shell with a little of the liquid and top with the preserved lemon mignonette.

This simple oyster recipe will help you learn a lot of new things about oysters and how they taste. After you try it, there are hundreds of other recipes with a more complicated preparation process and directions. If you like this recipe, stay tuned to learn more! We will be posting even more great recipes down the lead!

We know a lot of great oyster recipes, but we always want to learn more! We would really like to hear some recipes from you! There are so many ways people cook oysters, it’s always interesting to find new ways they can be enjoyed. Submit recipes on our contact page. We will share our favorite ones on our website and social media!


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