Around the Sound


Jul 12

Taylor Shellfish

Simple Shellfish BBQ

Posted by Taylor Shellfish

   Sitting around a picnic table filled with grilled shellfish is more than just a meal, it is an experience.

Ingredients Oysters & Clams

Ingredients for the Sauce

  • One stick of butter, softened
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1Tbl smoked paprika
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Combined ingredients in blender; blend


  • Heat grill to medium-high heat. (Something around 500 degrees.)
  • Once hot, scrape clean and grease with vegetable oil.
  • Rinse the oysters and clams in cold water, then throw them on the grill
  • Shut the top of the grill.
  • Remove the bivalves from the grill as they open. (Clams will open fully; oysters just a crack)
  • In the meantime, heat the butter sauce on the stovetop or on the grill in a heat-friendly pan (like a cast iron).
  • Once all bivalves are open, pour the butter sauce over the top
  • Garnish with parsley

Recipe from: GQ.