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Grilled Oysters al Pastor

Prep Time25 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time40 mins

 Raw oysters on the half shell
 1 Large white onion, chopped
 1 Pineapple, peeled and chopped
 ½ cup Fresh orange juice
 ¼ cup Distilled white vinegar
 ¼ cup Guajillo chile powder
 3 Garlic cloves, minced
 2 tsp Coarse kosher salt
 1 tsp Dried oregano
 1 tsp Ground cumin
 1 Large (or 2 small) chipotle chilis and 1-2 teaspoons adobo from canned chipotle chilis in adobo
 ¼ cup Fresh cilantro, chopped

Coarsely chop 1 onion half. Coarsely chop 2 pineapple rounds, discarding core.


Save a few chopped pineapple for garnish. Place chopped onion and chopped pineapple in blender. Add orange juice, white vinegar, chili powder, minced garlic, salt, dried oregano, cumin, chilis and cilantro and puree marinade until smooth.


Light you charcoal in the KUDU and let them burn to embers with a layer of white ash.


Adjust your grill height over the embers to medium-heat. To locate medium heat, place your hand over the embers and find the height you can count to 3 or 4 before having to remove your hand from the flame (approx 500 degrees).


Move your KUDU grill grate to that height and place your oysters on the grill.


Drizzle oysters with olive oil.


Add a spoonful of the Al Pastor sauce into each oyster shell.


Allow oyster to roast and sauce to bubble.


Remove from grill and add pineapple and cilantro garnish.


Remove and serve.