How to Shuck Oysters
How To Shuck Oysters
Every year, five million Island Creek oysters grow in the muddy flats of Massachusetts's Duxbury Bay. Most end up at top restaurants, but a few make it no further than Island Creek's floating "Oysterplex" for the farm's own seafood feast.GO TO RECIPE
Set the oyster flat side up on a work surface. Be sure to wear shucking gloves.GO TO RECIPE
Near the hinge, insert an oyster knife between the shells; twist the knife to pop the oyster open.GO TO RECIPE
Scrape the oyster from the top shell, then lift off the shell.GO TO RECIPE
Run the knife along the bottom shell to release the oyster.
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