Ballyhoo’s World Famous Charbroiled Oysters

Ballyhoo’s Historic Seafood Grille – mile marker 97.8, Key Largo, 305-852-0822.


Makes 24 – 30 Oysters



24 – 30 Fresh oysters, shucked, drained and cleaned

¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup freshly grated pecorino Romano cheese.

½ cup freshly chopped Parsley


Garlic Butter

1 cup butter, room temperature

2 tbsp garlic, chopped fine

½ tsp fresh ground black pepper



Melt the butter with garlic and pepper in a large sauté pan.

Mix Parmesan and Romano cheeses in a small bowl.

Spoon some of the melted butter mixture onto each oyster

Add a pinch of cheese and a pinch of parsley to each oyster.

Place oysters on grill (pre-heated to medium high)

Grill oysters until they are hot, bubbly and the cheese has begun to “puff,” approximately 6 – 8 minutes.

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