Oysters with Red Mignonette

This twist on the classic accompaniment for oysters features red ingredients as a tribute to World AIDS day. Oysters with Red Mignonette.

Oysters with Red Mignonette 

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Be sure to shuck and prepare these oysters just before serving to keep them as fresh as possible.


  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon red onion, minced
  • 2 teaspoon finely crushed white pepper
  • crushed red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 24 oysters, freshly shucked on the half shell


In a small bowl, combine vinegar, olive oil, shallots, white and red pepper and salt and whisk to blend. Spoon atop oysters or serve alongside.