Oysters with Grilled Chorizos and Sherry & Coriander Dressing

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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 1 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy


a dozen oysters (Carlingford, Morecambe Bay or Jersey)

6 cocktail chorizos


50 ml fino sherry

50 ml white wine vinegar

2 tbs finely chopped shallot

2 tbs chopped coriander

a good milling of black pepper

1 pinch caster sugar

4 drops tabasco

Oysters and grilled spiced sausages create a dilemma, a bite of hot spicy sausage followed by a cooling briny oyster or said lovely oyster tempered by a bite of spicy sausage. There is no correct way!

The Dressing:

Combine all the ingredients together and chill in the fridge for an hour.

Oysters & Chorizos:

  1. Shuck the oysters and arrange on a platter.
  2. Grill or pan fry the chorizo until cooked.
  3. Place them in small serving dish alongside the oysters and the sherry dressing.

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