Poached Oysters with Pickled Cucumbers and Caviar

Oysters poached in their own own liquor and topped with creamy beurre blanc, tangy pickled cucumber and briny caviar

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Poached Oysters with Pickled Cucumbers and Caviar
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mintes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mintes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. peel and seed cucumber
  2. julienne cucumber
  3. toss cucumber in bowl with 1/2 tsp salt. let stand for 10 minutes
  4. rinse cucumber well and strain all water off
  5. add to bowl 1/4 cup vinegar with the sugar and 1/4 tsp salt. stir well and refrigerate for 20 minutes
  6. white cucumber is pickling, combine 1/3 cup vinegar with 1/3 cup wine and shallot
  7. boil over medium high heat to reduce mixture down, almost completely evaporated, 6-8 minutes
  8. add cream, and Lemoncello® simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  9. remove from heat and whisk using hand held blender to puree solids. add butter 1 Tbsp at a time to incorporate well
  10. simmer oysters in a small skillet in their liquid over moderate heat until edges begin to curl. 1-2 minutes
  11. transfer to bowl to finish batch
  12. put into individual ramekins, spoon some beurre blanc on each and top with pickled cucumber and caviar
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