James Boyce, Executive Chef
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, 4000 Coronado Bay Road, San Diego, CA 619-424-4477


PACIFIC OYSTERS WITH FROZEN CHAMPAGNE MIGNONETTE

MAKES 24 OYSTERS

INGREDIENTS:
24 each oysters

The Mignonette:

  • 1/4 cup shallots
  • 3/4 cup pickled ginger
  • 1/2 cup champagne
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
  • 3/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

    Preparing the Mignonette:
    1.) Place ingredients in food processor and puree for one minute. Remove and place mixture in 9" pie tin and freeze.
    2.) Shuck oysters and place on service platter. Scrape 1 teaspoon of frozen mignonette and place on top of each oyster.
    3.) Garnish each oyster with a sprinkle of chives. Serve immediately.