Foil-Baked Oysters with Miso-Mayonnaise

Foil-Baked Oysters with Miso-Mayonnaise

This is so delicious, it really whets your appetite. Its perfect as an appetizer with drinks too. The ingredient amounts are very easy to remember, so this dish is a snap to make.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Raw shucked oysters (meant to be cooked, not eaten raw)
150-200 g
● Miso
1 tablespoon
● Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon
● Mirin
1 tablespoon


1. Mix the ● ingredients together. I used large raw oysters but you can also use cooking oysters.
2. Make two boat shaped cups out of the aluminium foil.
3. Wash the shucked oysters well. Drop them quickly in boiling water with small amount of sake added (about 10 seconds). Take them out immediately and dry well with paper towels.
4. Place the oysters in the foil boats and pour the combined ● ingredients over them. Bake in a toaster oven until golden brown for about 12-15 minutes.
5. Optionally top with somee chopped green onion and/or serve with lemon. ※You can also cook the oysters with your favorite vegetable - delicious.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make a side dish using in-season oysters, which would go well with plain rice.
It works as a drinking snack too.