Mignonette Oyster Sauce

This is a quick and delicious classic French sauce to make with oyster. Go though some trouble to find shallots as it gives this sauce a very soft and delicate taste. If not available use a mixture of white and red onion as an alternative. The sauce can be made in advance and brought out just before serving your oysters.

Serves 6 to 8

PREPARATION TIME : 15 minutes (Rest 1 hour)

  • 2 shallots very finely chopped
  • 75 ml of good quality appel cider vinegar
  • 75 ml of rice vinegar or soft red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of castor sugar
  • Grounded black and pink pepper corns
  • Pinch of salt


1 – Mix all the ingredients together and let it rest for at least an hour in the fridge.
2 – Serve with freshly chucked oysters