RECIPES - STARTERS


MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION. There’s nothing like starting a meal with fresh Sequim Bay oysters. Whether it's as simple as freshly shucked with a squeeze of lemon, or one of the slightly more adventurous recipes that appear below, you’ll be making delicious memories, right from the start.

BAKED OYSTERS

If you’re looking for an impressive dish to kick start your party, this is exactly what you’re after. The salt and sweetness of freshly shucked Jamestown oysters combined with the luxurious richness of cream and Parmesan will have your guests begging for more.

BLINIS WITH OYSTERS & HORSERADISH CREAM

A perfect appetizer for a summer party or cocktails. These small, earthy, Russian-style pancakes, and creamy horseradish cream, are a lovely balance to the briny oysters.

OYSTER BELLINI SHOOTERS

These shooters win on “romance scores” with a touch of chili, sparkle of the wine, and of course, oysters. Make sure to enjoy as soon as it’s poured so you experience the wonderful interplay of bubbles, lush oyster texture and final spicy hot rush of the chili. Passionately intoxicating.

OYSTER SPRING ROLLS

An unusual way to prepare oysters, the moist plump and salty mollusk actually works wonderfully in these mini spring rolls, contrasting with the crisp wrapper and hot sweet dipping sauce.

OYSTERS WITH CHAMPAGNE, BASIL & APPLE GRANITA

Fresh and tangy with a touch of sweetness, this Granita adds a sparkly touch to plump oysters tasting of the ocean. A drizzle of basil oil brings a fresh herbaceous note. Great with mint too.

OYSTERS WITH ROASTED TOMATO GRANITA

There is nothing like the delicious contrast between silky, briny oysters and the refreshing, icy wonderfulness of granita. Although it takes a little bit of time, making granita is an easy process - well worth the effort.

OYSTERS WITH SPICY ORANGE GRANITA

Enjoying oysters just got better. A little bit of citrus and a little bit of spice come together with a surprising kick of deliciousness. Paired with the subtle sweetness of Jamestown oysters, you’ve got a winning combination.

PUMPKIN AND ALE BLINI WITH OYSTERS AND BEET RELISH

These Blini have the sweet earthy tones of pumpkin, richness of ale, and make a deliciously moist base for mouthwatering oysters. A burst of color and tang comes from the beet and silky rich cream, making them a spectacularly delicious bite for parties or appetizers.