Bloody Mary Oysters

  • Yield: 1


1 1/2cups vegetable juice cocktail
3tablespoons vodka
1 1/2tablespoons fresh lime juice
4 to 6drops Tabasco sauce
1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Celery salt to taste
White pepper to taste
1medium cucumber, finely chopped
2 ribs celery, finely chopped
12 oysters on the half shell
1medium lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Combine the vegetable juice cocktail, vodka, lime juice, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt and white pepper in a blender and process until blended. Mix the cucumber and celery in a small bowl.
  2. Fill a shallow rectangular dish with crushed ice and arrange the oysters on the ice. Spoon the vodka mixture evenly over the oysters and sprinkle with the cucumber mixture. Arrange the lemon wedges around the oyster shells.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, Appetizers at Devon, A Collection of Recipes from the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, 2008)