NZ Pacific Oysters with coriander pesto, red chilli and lime kaffir leaf


Serves: Makes enough pesto for approximately around 3 dozen oysters


Combine all the ingredients except the oil & lime juice, into a food processor & blend together thoroughly, slowly add the oil to thin the mixture, finish with the lime juice to sharpen the pesto & season with salt to taste.

To Serve

To serve dress the top of the oysters & allow to marinade for approx 30 minutes in a chiller before serving. Garnish with fresh coriander stems & lime wedges.

About the Chef

The New Zealand Pacific Oyster is a consistent performer when it comes to flavour integrity. This deeply cupped oyster with its light creamy texture never disappoints. As Executive Chef of a high end boutique hotel and previously a prominent hotel chain, I need the absolute assurance of food safety. The in...
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