How to Shuck an Oyster

Bob Rheault Shucking Demo

Learn the proper technique to safely shuck oysters in this short video (3:14) .

How to Shuck an Oyster with Melissa Clark

Melissa Clark, contributor to the New York Times Cooking section, shows how it's done.


Cook's Illustrated: How to Shuck an Oyster

Cook's Illustrated's Dan Souza demonstrates the test kitchen's favorite (and foolproof) shucking technique in this 60-second video tip.

Shucking Blindfolded

Bob Rheault shucks an oyster blindfolded to show just how easy it is. Don't try this at home!

Martha's Vineyard Oyster Farmers Show You How to Shuck

Here's a video that the Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest and Farm.Field.Sea. created. The goal was to teach and encourage folks to learn to shuck after the free oyster giveaway of May 16, 2020. It stars Greg Martino of Cottage City Oysters, Ryan Smith of Signature Oysters, and Jeremy Scheffer of Spearpoint Oysters.

How to Shuck with Julie Qiu


Julie Qiu has a lot of info on her site In A Half Shell and demonstrates how to safely shuck in this video.