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Oyster BBQ

Number Served: 2-4


12 fresh oysters (in shell)
1/4 cup butter
1 bottle white wine
1 tablespoon hot yellow mustard (optional)


Start charcoal grill and let coals burn down to low heat.
Melt butter in sauce pan, add 1/4 cup of wine, warm and set aside.
Add wet Alder wood chips to coals.  When chips begin to smoke put oysters on grill.
Cook until shell opens.  Remove shells from grill.
Remove oysters from shell and dip in butter wine sauce.
Serve oysters with your favorite white wine.

Notes & Variations:

This recipe makes a fine hors d'oeuvres while waiting for the main course.
A hot yellow mustard can be added to the sauce.
A fine Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc are great with BBQ oysters.

Contributor: Bob Kolowith, RRGC