Grilled oysters with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese take seafood to a whole new level.
Learn how to master this delicious dish that combines the smoky flavours of grilling with the savoury richness of Parmesan cheese.

This dish is a decadent and delicious treat. The Parmesan cheese adds a rich and nutty flavour to the oysters.

Yield: 12 oysters

Recipe For Grilled Oysters with Parmesan Cheese

Grilled Oysters and Parmesan Cheese

Grilled oysters with Parmesan cheese are a simple yet flavoursome seafood dish that is perfect for any occasion.
Learn how to prepare this delicious recipe and indulge in the mouthwatering taste of grilled oysters.

This grilled oysters recipe is a unique and delicious way to enjoy fresh seafood.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 dozen oysters
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the barbecue for indirect cooking over medium heat.
  2. Shuck and clean the oysters then pat them dry using paper towels.
    Now place them in a single layer on a tray.
  3. Place a teaspoon of the butter over each oyster, then top with a sprinkle of the grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Carefully place the oysters on the barbecue and cook over indirect medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until the juices start to bubble.
  5. Remove the oysters from the barbecue then garnish with a sprinkle of the finely chopped chives and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the oysters immediately.


For extra flavour, add a pinch of garlic powder or red pepper flakes to the Parmesan cheese.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the grilled oysters as an appetiser with a side of cocktail sauce.
  • Enjoy the grilled oysters as a main course with a side of salad or a Rice dish.
  • Add the grilled oysters to a seafood stew for a hearty and flavourful meal.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 92Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 183mgCarbohydrates: 3gFibre: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 6g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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