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Grilled Oysters by Journey South

Grilled Oysters by Journey South

By Traeger Kitchen

Nail National Oyster Day with this recipe from Journey South. Start with a sautéed mixture of onion, bell peppers, garlic and lemon juice. Add in some Traeger Chicken Rub and white wine and let this sauce make those oysters sing.

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
2 Medium onion
1 Medium red bell pepper
5 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 lemons
3 Teaspoon dried thyme
3 dried bay leaves
5 Tablespoon garlic, minced
3 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub
3 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
5 Tablespoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 Cup white wine
4 Butter, Sticks
12 Whole oysters on the half shell
As Needed Italian blend cheese


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Preheat olive oil in cast iron pan over medium heat. Chop onion and bell peppers and place in preheated pan.

    • 2 Medium onion

    • 1 Medium red bell pepper

    • 5 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3

    Juice lemons into sauté pan. Add thyme, bay leaves, garlic, and mix in the Traeger Chicken Rub.

    • 2  lemons

    • 3 Teaspoon dried thyme

    • 3  dried bay leaves

    • 5 Tablespoon garlic, minced

    • 3 Tablespoon Traeger Chicken Rub

  • 4

    Sauté the vegetable mixture until onions are translucent and peppers have softened about 5-7 minutes .

  • 5

    Add the Worcestershire Sauce and hot sauce. Add white wine and 4 sticks of butter. Sauté for another 15 minutes.

    • 3 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 5 Tablespoon hot pepper sauce

    • 1/4 Cup white wine

    • 4  Butter, Sticks

  • 6

    While the sauce is simmering, clean and shuck the oysters leaving them in the bottom of the shell.

    • 12 Whole oysters on the half shell

  • 7

    Place oysters on Traeger and top with the sauce. Cook for 5 minutes.

  • 8

    Top with Italian cheese and serve. Enjoy!

    • As Needed Italian blend cheese

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