Oysters with Lime and Fennel Salsa

12:30 am on 29 September 2007

Servers as an entree for 4, or just as a light snack.

Ingredients

  • 24 fresh half shell oysters
  • 80g fennel bulb finely diced
  • 40g red onion finely diced
  • 1 lime
  • 50 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • sea salt to taste
  • 10 ml Pernod

Method

Finely grate the zest of the lime and squeeze the juice.

Mix lime juice, zest, fennel, onion, olive oil, Pernod and season to taste.

Remove oysters from their shells and spoon a little salsa into each shell.

Put the oysters back into the shells on top of the salsa and add a little more salsa.

Serve immediately giving 6 per portion.

Wine match

Cable Bay Sauvignon Blanc

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm

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