Smoked Oysters on the Half Shell


  • 24 oysters


  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 3 ml (1/2 tsp) salt
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) dry mustard
  • 3 ml (1/2 tsp) curry powder


  1. Combine marinade ingredients together in a medium size non-metallic bowl and mix well.
  2. Remove oysters from their shells. Keep at least one half shell for each oyster.
  3. Place oysters in marinade for approximately 30 minutes, turning once.
  4. Replace oysters in their half shell and add a little of the marinade to each one.

Smoking Method

  1. Preheat the Bradley Smoker to 100°C (220°F).
  2. Place the oysters in their half shells on smoker racks and using Apple flavor bisquettes smoke/cook for 40 to 60 minutes or until cooked.

To Serve

Serve hot with Tabasco sauce or Wasabe on the side.