Chili Oyster Vodka Shooters

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 25min
Serves: 8
1/2
English cucumber
1/4 cup
packed cilantro leaves
60 mL
1/2 cup
vodka
125 mL
3 tbsp
lime juice
45 mL
drop of Worcestershire sauce
salt, to taste
ice cubes, as needed
8
oysters in shells
1
small red chili pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
Per serving (1 shooter):
calories
45
fat
0.3 g
saturated fat
0.1 g
carbs
2 g
sugar
1 g
protein
1 g
cholestrol
5 mg
sodium
40 mg

Directions

  1. Cut 8 thin rounds from cucumber; set aside for garnish.

  2. Chop remaining cucumber and place in blender with 1/4 cup (60 mL) water; puree until smooth. Strain through fine-meshed sieve; discard solids. In small bowl, stir together cucumber puree, cilantro, vodka, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce and salt to taste.

  3. Just before serving, shuck oysters; reserving oyster liquid. Shake cucumber mixture in cocktail shaker with ice cubes; strain into 8 shooter glasses. Add an oyster and some reserved oyster liquid into each shooter. Garnish each with chili pepper and a cucumber slice.