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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Bloody Mary Oyster Shooter

Make a lot, because they’re gonna go fast!


18 freshly shucked oysters

1 cup               ketchup

1/2 cup           chili sauce

1/4 cup           V-8 juice

2 Tbsp            Worcestershire Sauce

2 Tbsp            lemon juice, freshly squeezed

2 Tbsp            prepared horseradish

1 1/2 Tbsp      Tabasco

1/4 tsp             black pepper, freshly ground

1/2 tsp             salt

1 tsp                celery salt


One day in advance, prepare the cocktail sauce by combining all ingredients except the oysters.

To Serve, place one oyster in a shot glass, top with 1 1/2 Tbsp of the cocktail sauce and serve.


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