Opening Oysters

Date Added: Apr 1, 2010 Cooking Techniques Seafood Filleting & Preparation
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Prep Time

1 mins

Cook Time

0 mins

Ready In

1 mins



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The correct way to open oysters and how to use the right tool for the job.


  •  As Needed Oysters
  • 1


    1. Before opening Ice the oysters down.
    2. Wash, dry and secure the oyster with a rag.
    3. Place tip of knife in back joint and wiggle it loose.
    4. Rub knife along the top of the shell to release the membrane.
    5. Release the oyster from the bottom of the shell.

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