Oysters with Mignonette Sauce

Oysters with Mignonette Sauce

  • Prep: 3 hr 15 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 3 hr 15 min
  • Serving: 8 servings

These elegant and delicious appetizers are ideal for a posh evening cocktail party. Serve with glasses of ice chilled vodka.


  • 2 medium shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup champagne
  • 48 oysters in shells, well chilled and cleaned


  1. Place the shallots, vinegar, and pepper into a small bowl and whisk to combine. Cover the bowl and let stand at room temperature for 3 hours to allow flavors to blend. Just prior to serving, slowly add the champ age and gently stir to combine.
  2. Open the oysters and place on a serving platter. Serve immediately with the mignonette sauce.

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