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Recipe for Chilean Oysters with Lemon
Recipe for Chilean Oysters with Lemon

Chilean oysters are a prized mollusk worldwide for their delicate flavor and tender texture, often enjoyed raw. Adding a splash of fresh lemon juice can enhance the taste and complement the gastronomic experience.

How to make Oysters with Lemon?

Oysters with lemon is a simple recipe that allows you to appreciate the natural and fresh flavors of these Chilean mollusks, accompanied by freshly squeezed lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Category: Appetizers
Cuisine: Chilean
Calories: 200
Preparation: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 people

Chilean Oysters with Lemon


  • 24 fresh oysters
  • 4 lemons
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Ice


  1. Rinse the oysters under cold water and gently brush them to remove any dirt or algae. Using an oyster knife, shuck the oysters by carefully removing the top shell and cleaning the oyster meat and shell of any residue they may have.
  2. Spread the ice over a large serving dish, place the shucked oysters, squeeze a generous amount of fresh lemon juice, and sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Serve the oysters with lemon immediately using a small spoon and fork, optionally accompanied by a glass of white wine.

Benefits and properties of Oysters

Oysters are a good source of protein, iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin C, and vitamin B12, among other essential nutrients.

They contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower bad cholesterol in the blood and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Did you know?

Chilean oysters are known for their unique flavor and high quality, with the country being one of the world’s leading producers, primarily of Pacific oysters and flat oysters.


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