Chef Dena's Grilled Oysters in Salsa Verde Butter Recipe image by Get Maine Lobster

Chef Dena's Grilled Oysters in Salsa Verde Butter

A special message from the chef...

"Grilled Maine Oysters make for an unforgettable appetizer and decadent treat for your favorite friends. I created this recipe to highlight what oysters are best for -and that's grilling...accompanied with my signature Salsa Verde Butter. Bonus: this recipe is super easy to follow and will leave a lasting impression on your guests."


  • 24 Plush Damariscotta Maine Oysters
  • Zesty Salsa Verde Butter (top-secret, signature recipe)
  • One Fresh Lemon


  1. Preheat grill to 400-degrees.
  2. Shuck oysters. [Click here for instructions]
  3. Cut my signature Salsa Verde Butter into 1" dabs and place one dab on each oyster
  4. Chef trick: loosely crumple aluminum foil onto a pan and place spread oysters (shell down). This will help keep the lovely juices from escaping the oysters!
  5. Place pan on grill.
  6. Once the oysters start to bubble, generously squeeze lemon over oysters
  7. Pull from grill.
  8. Using tongs, place each oyster on a platter and serve.

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