Herb Granité for Oysters

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Freezing 6 H
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 2 cups (500 ml)
This spirited topping takes us into oyster season in style. Punched up with parsley and basil, it makes use of vodka and lemon, rather than the vinegar of a standard mignonette (we found that the alcohol actually helped it freeze properly, honest). The fine ice crystals in the herbaceous granita are a cool complement for a slurp of ocean goodness.



  1. In a blender, purée all of the ingredients until smooth. Pour into a glass dish about 8 inches (20 cm) square. Cover and place in the freezer for 6 hours or until completely frozen.
  2. Using a fork, grate the surface of the granité to break it into crystals.
  3. Serve immediately as a garnish for fresh oysters.

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