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From "Shuck Mondays" featuring hand selected premium oysters, to a happy hour that lives up to its name, Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood is a coastal kid's dream come true. Casual, relaxed and airy, Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood has partnered with Chris Quartuccio of Blue Island Shellfish Farms in Long Island, NY to bring you almost daily shipments of seasonal oysters and seafood favorites such as Steamed Mussels, Lobster Rolls, Stuffies, Clam Chowder, Crab Cakes, and fish like halibut, Icelandic cod, and salmon, to name a few.

Making Grilled "Colorado" Oysters on Colorado & Company

Director of Operations Sean Huggard visits Colorado & Company to give Denise Plante a shucking lesson along with Jenny Starkey, Marketing Director for the Cherry Creek North Improvement District. Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood is a featured restaurant at the Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Event, August 11th. Tickets available now.

Try The Recipe:

Blue Island's Green Chili Oysters

For your prep:

Shuck a dozen oysters, cutting the bottom abductor muscle.

For Green Chili Butter:

1lb Butter

1.5 Cups Roasted Green Chilies, Half Diced and Half Pureed

.25 tsp Ground Coriander

.25 tsp Ground Cumin

.5 Tbl Salt

.5 Tbl Lime Zest

Allow Butter to soften, then fold in remaining ingredients, mixing well.

For Lime Crema:

2 cups Sour Cream

3 Limes

Zest one like, and juice all three times. Mix well with Sour Cream.

Crush your favorite tortilla chips for the "Tortilla Crunch" on top.

Place Shucked Oysters in the shell on a pre-heated grill, topped with a tablespoon of Green Chili Butter on each. Grill until cooked through.

Place grilled oysters over shredded lettuce, topped with Tortilla Crunch, and Cilantro leaves. Serve with Lime crema on the side or a small dolop on top.

Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood

Location: 2625 E. 2nd Avenue

Cherry Creek North

Denver, CO 80206

303.333.2462

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