Oysters Barbecued with Garlic Butter, Lemon and Parsley

What an twist – garlic and parsley – your very own breath freshener included. HA!


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large lemon
  • 12 medium fresh oysters
  • 7 flat leaf parsley sprigs, coarsely chopped

Preheat barbecue grill.

Melt butter in a saucepan and add the garlic. Squeeze lemon into the pot and drop in the lemon rind. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

Place oysters on the grill (flat shell up) for around 10 minutes until they begin to open up. Poke off the top shell and spoon on the butter sauce. Garnish with more parsley and serve immediately.

Now, as this is for a celebration with adult friends and/or family, serve with the Mohito Punch (recipe below).


Mohito Punch

  • 2 bottles x 750 ml sparkling pink lemonade
  • 6 lemons (3 juiced, 3 sliced)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 8 cups ice

Mix all these ingredients in a large pitcher and served totally chilled.

Who says we don’t know how to partaaay!





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