Jazz up dinner or happy hour at home with live oysters freshly shucked and delivered straight to your doorstep.
Given their perishability, live oysters have to be handled carefully to maintain their freshness. We’ve rounded up some of the best oyster deliveries that ensure quality shellfish every time. Savour the succulent, briny molluscs with bubbly, make them part of a whole seafood spread, or share the love by sending them as a care package.
The restaurant famed for its fish and chips is also a wholesale seafood market with fresh catches at great prices. Reliable and fuss-free options include the Oyster Platter of your choice of 12 Canadian Mary Points, Golden Mantle or Sun Seeker Oysters, and the Cold Seafood Platter, with Steamed 1⁄2 Boston Lobster, Marinated Swordfish Belly, Freshly Shucked Oysters, Salmon Sashimi, New Zealand Littleneck Clams, Cooked Live Tiger Prawns and In-House Applewood Cold Smoked Salmon with Spanish Onions.
Freshly shucked oysters at on S$1.99 each? Sign us up. You can get the classic selection of fresh oysters from a neat S$17.40, or have them baked with mentaiko or dressed with salted egg if you like some variety. If you can’t decide, then we suggest an oyster bundle or two: the Aphrodisiac Booster bundle comes with 12 fresh oysters, two vermicelli oysters and three baked salted egg oysters, baked mentaiko oysters and oyster omelettes for a indulgent night ahead.
The mobile oyster bar has been catering for events and providing on-site oyster shucking services since 2013. Special bundles are now available to order for delivery like the Founder’s Series, which feature the season’s best oysters; The Carnivore Series, for those who enjoy larger oysters; and The Aphrodisiac Love Bundle, where you can opt to pair your oysters with sake, wine or beer. According to the founder, Adam, he has been seeing some of the freshest oysters in recent times and at lower costs, allowing him to include 50 percent more oysters in each bundle for a limited time. And rest assured when it comes to quality – Adam carefully selects and freshly hand-shucks each mollusc himself.
The live seafood and meat distributor has been around for more than 30 years, and offers a wide range of premium live seafood for home delivery. Choose from live French and Canadian oysters sold by the dozen and opt to have them shucked, or add an oyster knife to your cart and do it yourself.
The Ocean Mart sorts their live Canadian oysters according to size from Small to Extra Large for those that have a preference. For another way to enjoy the shellfish, try the Mentaiko Oysters. These come as a DIY bundle of 12 live oysters, with the secret recipe Mentaiko sauce to spread on each oyster before baking them in the oven for about 10 to 12 minutes until they’re slightly charred.