Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 3 cups sauce

Cocktail Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 ripe tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh or prepared horseradish
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 shot pepper vodka
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 24 oysters
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery leaves, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh chives, for garnish

Raw Oysters with Bloody Mary Sauce

Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence app-oyester_01 Combine the cocktail sauce ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Shuck the oysters.  Spoon the cocktail sauce over the raw oysters on the half shell. Garnish with the chopped celery leaves and chives.

Edited: October 9th, 2009