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Our Story

Over our 25 years in business, Atlantis of Kilmore Quay have built up great relationships with local fishermen. Our partnerships with the skippers of day boats, beamers and trawlers means we have dedicated boats to ensure a constant supply of the freshest Irish seafood for our customers.

Supplying the Trade for over 25 Years

Atlantis of Kilmore Quay have been supplying restaurants, hotels, pubs, government bodies, caterers and fast food outlets for over our 25 years. We have an extensive network of suppliers to ensure the largest range of fresh seafood for our customers.

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Opening an Oyster

Method

  • Step one Cover the palm of your hand with a folded tea towel. Place the cupped side of the oyster into your hand, with the flat side facing up.
  • Step two Holding the oyster firmly with the towel insert the oyster knife into the hinge and lever upwards with a twisting motion.
  • Step three Slide the blade along the underside of the shell to sever the muscle inside.
  • Step four Use the knife to flip open the top shell, and then sever the muscle underneath which attaches the base of the oyster to the bottom shell.

Ingredients

  • Fresh Oysters
  • Oyster Knife
  • Tea Towel
  • Lemon to serve (Optional)

Opening an Oyster


Prep time: 1
Cooking time: 0
Difficulty: Intermediate
Serves: 1
Opening an Oyster
  • Fresh Oysters
  • Oyster Knife
  • Tea Towel
  • Lemon to serve (Optional)
  • Step one Cover the palm of your hand with a folded tea towel. Place the cupped side of the oyster into your hand, with the flat side facing up.
  • Step two Holding the oyster firmly with the towel insert the oyster knife into the hinge and lever upwards with a twisting motion.
  • Step three Slide the blade along the underside of the shell to sever the muscle inside.
  • Step four Use the knife to flip open the top shell, and then sever the muscle underneath which attaches the base of the oyster to the bottom shell.

Ingredients

  • Fresh Oysters
  • Oyster Knife
  • Tea Towel
  • Lemon to serve (Optional)

Method

  • Step one Cover the palm of your hand with a folded tea towel. Place the cupped side of the oyster into your hand, with the flat side facing up.
  • Step two Holding the oyster firmly with the towel insert the oyster knife into the hinge and lever upwards with a twisting motion.
  • Step three Slide the blade along the underside of the shell to sever the muscle inside.
  • Step four Use the knife to flip open the top shell, and then sever the muscle underneath which attaches the base of the oyster to the bottom shell.

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