Blue Ocean Market’s Cheese Broiled Cedar Island Oysters

At Blue Ocean Market, we pride ourselves on providing eastern North Carolina with the freshest, local seafood. And today, Chef Anthony is making our mouths water with these delicious, local Cheese Broiled Cedar Island Oysters!  Don’t forget, we stock a variety of wines and different sides to complete your meal. Head to the market to grab some of these fresh Cedar Island Oysters and make this mouth-watering dish!

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Cheese Broiled Cedar Island Oysters



  • Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • Shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • Black Pepper
  • Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Fresh Minced Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Ghee
  • Rock or Kosher Salt

Flavored Salt Bed

  • Rock or Kosher Salt
  • Red Pepper
  • Peppercorn
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Star Anise
  • Thyme


1. Start with a pan topped with rock or kosher salt, laying oysters on top.
2. Top oysters with a generous amount of parmesan and gruyere cheese, add minced garlic.
3. Drizzle lemon juice over oysters, add black pepper and parsley.
4. Broil until bubbly (about 2 minutes.)

For Flavored Salt Bed
1. Combine rock or kosher salt, red pepper, peppercorn, fennel seeds, star anise and thyme.
2. Spread salt mixture in the middle of your serving platter.
3. Lay broiled oysters on salt bed, drizzle with ghee and enjoy!