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Oysters With Wasabi Dressing

  • Makes 36
Oysters With Wasabi Dressing

Freshly grated cucumber with a smidgen of wasabi, makes a refreshing dressing for chilled oysters. Perfect with bubbles over Christmas.


  • 1 telegraph cucumber, deseeded and coarsely grated
  • 2 tblsp chopped chervil or 1 tblsp chopped dill
  • ½ tsp wasabi paste
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp grated lime rind (or ½ lemon)
  • cracked white peppercorns
  • 36 oysters in the half shell


  1. Place the grated cucumber in a clean chux cloth and squeeze out the excess moisture.
  2. Mix the cucumber with the chervil or dill, wasabi paste, olive oil, lime or lemon rind. Season with white pepper.
  3. Arrange the oysters on a serving tray and dress each with a little salad. Serve immediately.

Cooks Tips

- Telegraph cucumbers are milder and sweeter than short cucumbers. However, if you do use short cucumber, peel it as the skin will be too coarse.

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