Charbroiled oysters are one of New Orleans special treats to the world. After several visits to the big easy and sampling them from several different locations I let my taste buds guide me to create this gem of a recipe.

*This post is sponsored by Kingsford, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own


1 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup grated Parmesan

½ cup grate Romano

6 garlic cloves, minced

¼ cup finely chopped parsley

2 tbspw Worcestershire sauce

The zest of one lemon

2 tbsp panko bread crumbs

1 tsp Italian seasoning

1 tsp paprika

½ tsp crushed red pepper

24 large fresh oysters on the half shell


Grilling Instructions


1.     Preheat grill to 450 degrees F.

2.     Pulse all ingredients except the bread crumbs and oysters in a food processor and pulse until well combined.

3.     Fold in breadcrumbs

4.     Arrange oysters in a single layer on a large baking sheet.

5.     Spoon about 2 teaspoons of the butter mixture into each oyster.

6.     Grill, uncovered, about 3 minutes or until edges curl.

7.     Serve immediately with crackers and hot sauce.

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