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Category: Fish and shellfish

Lemon vodka oyster shooters

Lemon vodka oyster shooters
Los Angeles Times

Every party needs that one dish that adds the spark, that draws the "oohs and aahs" the minute it's set on the table. These oyster shooters are that dish. And -- guess what? They're easy to prepare, not to mention ... Read more

Total time: 45 minutes | Serves 12
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon-flavored vodka
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon minced cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 dozen small oysters, shucked

Step 1Soak the minced shallot in the vinegar in a medium bowl for about 15 minutes. Stir in the vodka, chives, cilantro, salt and pepper; mix well.

Step 2Place 1 oyster in each of 12 shot glasses. Spoon 1 teaspoon of the vodka mixture into each glass. Fill a large bowl, about 4 to 6 inches deep, with crushed ice and insert each shot glass decoratively into the ice. Serve immediately.

Each serving:
30 calories; 65 mg. sodium; 8 mg. cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 1 gram carbohydrate; 1 gram protein; 0.02 gram fiber.
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