Grilled Oysters

Sundowners Restaurant
Mile Marker 104, bayside, Key Largo


24 – 30 Fresh oysters, shucked, drained and cleaned

¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup freshly grated pecorino Romano cheese.

½ cup freshly chopped Parsley

Garlic Butter

1 cup butter, room temperature

2 tbsp garlic, chopped fine

½ tsp fresh ground black pepper


Melt the butter with garlic and pepper in a large sauté pan. Mix Parmesan and Romano cheeses in a small bowl. Spoon some of the melted butter mixture onto each oyster Add a pinch of cheese and a pinch of parsley to each oyster. Place oysters on grill (pre-heated to medium high)

Grill oysters until they are hot, bubbly and the cheese has begun to “puff,” approximately 6 – 8 minutes. Enjoy!


Bobby Stoky, chef and cookbook author is the proprietor of many Upper Keys restaurants.