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Orange Candied onion and Mint Mignonette
  • Ingredients 
  • 1⁄3 cup cider vinegar 
  • 2 tbsp. sugar 
  • 1 small red onion, minced 
  • 1 cup dry sparkling wine 
  • 2 tbsp. minced mint 
  • 1⁄2 tsp. fleur de sel or kosher salt 
  • 2 (1″) strips orange zest, thinly sliced crosswise 
  • Oysters on the half shell, for serving 
  • Instructions 
  • Bring vinegar, sugar, onion, and 1⁄4 cup water to a simmer in a 10″ skillet over medium. Cook until liquid is evaporated and the onion is caramelized, 20–25 minutes; transfer to a bowl and let cool. Stir in wine, mint, fleur de sel, and orange zest. Serve with oysters.