Oysters with mignonette

Makes 1 cup

This is the most very basic mignonette to top fresh raw oysters, and you can add whatever flavors you love best to make it your own. Popular additions include minced chiles, freshly squeezed citrus juice, pomegranate seeds, cucumber, and minced herbs.


  • 1 shallot, finely minced
  • 4 green peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 cup good-quality white wine vinegar


  1. In a bowl, combine the shallot, peppercorns, and vinegar. Use to top fresh oysters.

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