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Raw Oysters - 5 Ways

Are you a fan of raw oysters? Here at Mt. Lassen Seafood we offer several varieties of oysters that are produced with the intention of consuming raw. All the oysters we offer are farmed in the Pacific Ocean, offering a salty and briny flavor.

The sauces below are spooned over raw oysters after the oyster has been shucked and lightly pried from the shell.

Ponzu Dressing


  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon mirin seasoning

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons orange juice

  • Spring onion curls, to serve

  • Orange zest, to serve

  • Toasted sesame seeds, to serve


  1. Mix the first 4 ingredients, spoon into shucked oysters. Top oysters with the remaining 3 ingredients and enjoy!

mignonette dressing


  • 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped


  1. Mix the first 4 ingredients, add the shallots. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge. Spoon the sauce and the shallots over the shucked oysters and enjoy!

Salsa Verde Dressing


  • 1/2 garlic clove, crushed

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped dill

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped mint

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped baby capers

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped chives

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Mix ingredients together and spoon over shucked oysters!

Apple Cider Dressing


  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 Granny Smith apple, cut into matchsticks


  1. Mix the first three ingredients, add the apples. Allow to marinate in the fridge for at least 15 minutes. Spoon the sauce and the apples over sucked oysters and enjoy!

Lemon-Herb Mignonette


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) rice wine vinegar

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) roughly chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 large shallot, finely diced

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon zest

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice, or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper, or to taste


  1. In small blender or food processor, blitz rice wine vinegar, parsley, shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper until parsley is finely chopped. Adjust lemon juice and seasonings to taste. Spoon over shucked oysters and enjoy!

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