Grilled Oysters with Fennel Butter

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A seasonal side dish or appetizer with fresh oysters and fennel.

platter of grilled oysters with fennel butter.
2
2
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed, ground

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon shallots, minced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fennel greens

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 24 unopened, fresh, live medium oysters

Directions

  1. Prepare and light a grill or preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).

  2. In a small bowl, blend together the butter, ground fennel seeds, shallots, fennel bulb, fennel greens, pepper and salt.

  3. Arrange the oysters on the grill or oven rack, cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until they start hissing and begin to open.

  4. Using an oyster knife, pry each oyster open at the hinge, loosen the oyster and discard the flat shell. Top each oyster with 1/2 teaspoon of the fennel butter. Return to grill and cook until butter is melted and hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
8g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 44mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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