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WA Day Oysters

Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette

We have been enjoying a long weekend here. Today is WA day. Over the weekend we had friends around and enjoyed a wonderful meal, plenty of great local wines and late night games. Who knew UNO© at midnight could cause so much drama!!!!

Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette

I haven’t got any of the recipes from our dinner to share with you today as we were too busy eating and chatting to get photos. But I will be sharing the beef cheeks in red wine soon, as they were unbelievable. I was a little bit impressed with myself 😉

Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette

Today I am sharing a dish that is my own personal pleasure. No one else in my house enjoys this dish, but I think that is the same the world over. When it comes to oysters you either love them or hate them!

Today I am sharing a wonderful twist on the classic Mignonette Sauce. My version uses crispy juicy green apple and red onion to add a sweetness to the vinegar base.

Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette

We are so lucky down here in Herron, well Mandurah as we have a fabulous seafood truck that sells THE best seafood. They are reasonably priced, knowledgable and oh so helpful and friendly. I picked up these juicy oysters, came home, whipped up my dressing and demolished the lot, as a solitary treat. Personally I like to bite into my oysters rather than swallowing them whole. I like it that way and think if you swallow them whole you miss out on the flavour and briny hit!


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WA Day Oysters
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette
Course: Appetizer
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp chopped red onion
  • 2 tsp chopped green apple
  • 12 shucked oysters
Instructions
  1. As soon as you buy the oysters get them home and keep them in the coldest part of the fridge.
  2. Pour the apple cider vinegar into a small bowl and add a pinch of salt. Stir well to dissolve the salt.
  3. Mix the apple and red onion into the vinegar and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the oysters from the fridge. Arrange them on a platter and add a teaspoon of the apple mignonette sauce on each one.
  5. Serve with the remaining dressing in a small dish.

 

Oysters with an Apple and Red Onion Mignonette

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  3. Oh yumm! Oysters Mignonette is a favorite of mine and your addition of green apple and red onion is genuis! I can just imagine the tart, sweet crisp of the apple in there. amazing!! ? Thanks for sharing! P.s. late night drama at Unos… I can imagine, I remember college lol!

    1. Reply

      Thank you so much for your comments, I am really pleased you like the idea. I loved the crisp apple addition too 🙂

  4. I LOVE that you did this for yourself. Too many women wouldn’t spoil themselves in this way and it’s wrong. Your oysters look wonderful.

    1. Reply

      Thank you Maureen 🙂
      Well you have to treat yourself once in a while don’t you.

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