Electric Smoker Smoked Oysters

Simple yet elegant oysters smoked in their own shells. I've never been a fan of canned oysters but they don't even compare to these. Smoking them in their own liquor plumps them up and gives them a great texture.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 oysters

Ingredients

  • 12 fresh oysters in shells, rinsed and scrubbed clean

  • 2 pinches salt

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat an electric smoker to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).

  2. Shuck oysters and add them to a bowl along with their liquor. Add salt and let marinate for 20 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, wash 1/2 of the shells. Drain liquor from the oysters and place an oyster in each half shell.

  4. Place shells directly on the grate and smoke for 1 1/2 hours. Top each oyster with a dash of Worcestershire sauce before serving.

Cook's Note:

I've found that cherry wood works best for these.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

30 Calories
1g Fat
2g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 30
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 88mg 2%

* 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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