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Oysters with chilli & ginger dressing

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

John Torode's seafood dish with a kick makes a spicy addition to a Chinese-style banquet

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal90
fat6g
saturates1g
carbs6g
sugars1g
fibre0g
protein4g
low insalt1.07g
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Ingredients

  • 12 oysters , shucked (see method for tips on preparing your oysters)

For the sauce

  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • thumb-sized piece ginger , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 spring onions , finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • bunch chives , finely chopped, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Shuck your oysters if not already prepared. Watch our video guide.

  • STEP 2

    To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Drizzle the sauce over the oysters, then sprinkle with chopped chives and serve straight away.

RECIPE TIPS
TIP

Any fishmongers worth their sea salt should be able to shuck the oysters for you, but for guaranteed freshness, you can’t beat doing them yourself - watch our video (see method) on how to shuck oysters.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2011

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