This fresh and tangy dressing is the perfect compliment to a creamy salty oyster.


  • 1 dozen freshly shucked oysters

  • 1 ruby or regular grapefruit (orange or blood orange would also work)

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

  • 12 mint leaves

  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup


  • 1.

    Peel and segment grapefruit and slice into small pieces. Set aside in a bowl keeping any juices

  • 2.

    In a small bowl, whisk together red wine vinegar, chilli, leftover grapefruit juice and maple syrup

  • 3.

    Top each oyster with a teaspoon of dressing and a mint leaf

  • 4.

    Serve over ice or rock salt

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