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Herb Granité for Oysters

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Freezing 6 H
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 2 cups (500 ml)
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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.

Ingredients

Preparation

  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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