Oysters On The Half-Shell, Sauce Mignonette

Try out this perfect sauce to accompany oysters.


  • 6 oysters per person
  • 1 shallot (peeled and minced)
  • glass of red wine
  • red wine vinegar
  • chives
  • fine ground black pepper
  • shallot (peeled and diced)
  • splash of red wine
  • splash of red wine vinegar
  • 1 tblsp chives, chopped


  1. In a saucepan, place the red wine and shallots together over a medium heat and reduce by one third.
  2. Remove from heat and place in a bowl with the chives (finely chopped) and the black pepper. Add a generous splash of red wine vinegar and leave to infuse in the fridge.
  3. Spoon into each oyster before eating.


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