Mignonette Sauce for Oysters

This vinegar-based condiment is sharp, clean, and slightly sweet—the perfect complement to the delicate brine of a Chesapeake oyster, letting the subtle flavor of the oyster shine through.

By | March 17, 2017


Classic Mignonette Recipe

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Allow to stand before serving for 20 minutes. Drizzle over a dozen raw oysters and enjoy.

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  • ¼ cup champagne vinegar (white wine vinegar can work in a pinch)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
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