How To: Pry open and eat an oyster

Pry open and eat an oyster

This video shows you how to properly shuck an oyster. You will need oysters and a shucking knife. A glove is also useful for safely doing this procedure. A towel can be used to place the oyster on. You can either hold the oyster or place it on a towel. Oysters have a cup, a flat side, and a pointed end. The pointed end is wear the hinge is. Hold the oyster with the flat side down and the pointed side towards you. Place the knife inside the point and twist until you get in. Make sure only the tip is inside. Now, pop it side ways. Reach for the muscle under the top shell. Now, loosen the meat from the bottom. Now the oyster is ready to be consumed. This video gives great tips for this procedure.

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