Got Oysters? A Maryland Oyster Guide

Got Oysters? A Maryland Oyster Guide

Guide to Buying, Cleaning & Shucking Maryland Oysters

Maryland oysters are available year-round! Use the videos and links below to learn the best ways to buy, clean and shuck this tasty seafood!

How to Buy Oysters

Buying Guide- Maryland Oysters

How to Clean Oysters

Wild oysters may need a quick rinse if they’re muddy, scrubbing with a brush if needed before you shuck, as Chef Gwyn demonstrates! (Using a hose outdoors is a great idea too!) Watch the video linked below.

Cleaning Oysters Video

How to Shuck Oysters

Opening oysters is a snap once you get the hang of it. Make sure to wear a glove or wrap your hand with a towel before beginning. Watch the video linked below to see a proper technique of how to shuck an oyster without losing the juice that gives them their delicious taste!

How to Shuck an Oyster Video