Sweet and Sour Native Inspired Albany Rock Oysters

A play on traditional mignonette, this native ingredient inspired dressing packs a glorious punch against the rich & gentle saline flavour of Albany Rock Oysters.
Sweet and Sour Native Inspired Albany Rock Oysters
Leeuwin Coast


12 Albany Rock Oysters, freshly shucked


1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 tsp caster sugar

2 tbsp fingerlime pearls (1-2 fingerlime)

4 dried quondong finely diced

1/4 tsp pepperberry ground (or to taste)


  1. For the dressing, combine all ingredients in a small bowl, whisk and allow to steep for 15 mins.
  2. Taste and adjust sugar.
  3. Lay oysters on a platter and serve with dressing on the side so guests can dress to taste.

Cook's Notes

  • Native ingredients can be sourced from West Australian businesses Moojipin Foods and Roojenics.
  • Quondong flavour - the initial taste is slightly sour and salty, developing into subtle, earthy, sweet peach and citrus notes.
  • Pepperberry - like black pepper with a kick