Tequila-Oyster Shooters

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This recipe came from the BAM man...Emeril! These just totally gross my DH out...but I love them!!!

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  • add   12 ounces tequila
  • add   1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • add   1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • add   1 dozen oysters
  • add   2 tablespoons minced red bell peppers
  • add   1 cup chilled fresh lime juice
  • add   kosher salt
  • add   1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • add   ice
  • add   1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives


  1. Moisten the rims of 12 shot glasses with water, then dip each glass in kosher salt to coat the rims. Put an oyster into each shot glass.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, red bell pepper, shallots, cilantro, parsley, and chives. Pour 1 tablespoon of the lime juice mixture into each of the 12 shot glasses over the oysters.
  3. Pour the tequila into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes and shake to chill the tequila. Add about 2 tablespoons of tequila to each of the shot glasses. Serve immediately.