Shucking Oysters, on the dock of the Bay with Lawer Estate Viognier
Pairs with Lawer Estate Viognier
Juice of 1/2 a lime, 1tbs seasoned rice vinegar, 1/2 tsp nam pla (fish sauce), 1 finely chopped scallion (white part only), 1/2 tsp honey, 1 tsp fresh cilantro, 1/2 tsp finely chopped Thai chili, or a pinch of cayenne pepper, 1 dozen freshly shucked ice-cold oysters
Insert Mix all ingredients for mignonette and taste it—add more lime juice to taste. Shuck oysters and arrange on half shells on a plate of crushed ice. Spoon mignonette over oysters and serve.
Sliced French bread with butter is a good accompaniment.