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Oysters on a salty serving plate

Smoked Oysters with Spicy Miso Butter

This recipe for smoked oysters is made on a standard grill and features a velvety spicy miso butter. So fancy, yet so simple to make for your next party!
Course Appetizer, seafood
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 30kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 24 oysters
  • 6 tbsp Unsalted Butter room temperature
  • 2 tbsp white miso
  • 1-2 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 lime sliced into wedges for serving


  • Build a charcoal fire and preheat it to 450°F.
    Grill being preheated with coals
  • Using an oyster knife, pull oyster shells apart. Discard the top shell and loosen the oyster meat using the tip of the oyster knife.
    Ingredients with recipe book for the smoked oysters
  • In a small bowl, use a spoon to stir the softened butter, miso, sriracha, and lime juice together.
    miso butter paste on the counter
  • Place the oysters directly onto the grill grates, facing upward. Grill them for about 3 minutes. Remove the oysters from the grill and top them with 1/2 teaspoon of the miso butter mixture.
    Oysters on the grill
  • Place the oysters back on the grill grates for an additional 3 minutes. Serve them right away with scallions and lime wedges. Enjoy!
    Oysters on a salty serving plate


Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg