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Oysters and Champagne Mignonette

You can use any type of wine vinegar (champagne, white, red, sherry, etc.) in this recipe, but I like the brightness of the champagne. It's a crisp counterpart to the brininess of the oyster.

Oysters and Champagne Mignonette

From Sara Yoo, YumSugar

Oysters and Champagne Mignonette


  1. 1/2 cup champagne vinegar
    2 tablespoons shallots, minced
    1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
    2 teaspoons kosher salt
    As many freshly shucked oysters as you can eat


  1. Combine all ingredients except oysters in a jar and shake vigorously. Pour into a serving bowl and serve with tiny spoons alongside freshly shucked oysters on ice.

Makes about 1/2 cup of mignonette.

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