There are seafood in season from this time to December. It’s an oyster called “Milk of the Sea,” and today we’re going to teach you a recipe using delicious oysters for the oyster season. Shall we find out now?
Step 1. How to distinguish plump oysters.
(1) Check the oyster shell.
The shell must have a bright color and a milky-white gloss. Also, oysters with shells taste better and freshness than oysters with shells, and oysters with shells are better to keep your mouth shut.
(2) Peel the shell to check the inside.
The flesh of the oyster is firm, elastic, chubby, and crispy. Peeled oysters have a clear black border and fresh milky color. From the naked eye, if the flesh is white and spread, it is an old oyster.
(3) Check the water containing oysters.
Oysters that absorb salt water look fresh, so please be careful.
Step 2. How to prepare oysters.
How to prepare oysters that are easy to eat! Shall we find out together? Put raw oysters in a bowl and check if there are any oysters. Put the oyster with the shell removed into the oyster containing cold water and stir it gently with your hands. After throwing away the water, add thick salt to the oyster and gently touch it to remove the slippery mucus from the oyster, and the slightly bubbling thing is the mucus. Take oysters out of running water and rinse them 2-3 more times. If you soak the trimmed oysters in cold water for about 5 minutes, you can have a more chewy texture.
Step 3. How to store oysters.
Oysters have a unique taste and soft meat compared to other fish and shellfish, but moist oysters can smell fishy and lose texture if they are stored and trimmed incorrectly. Oysters are best eaten raw, but they are seafood products that are difficult to store due to their soft tissue. When oysters die, they taste, smell, lose elasticity, and change shape due to the reproduction of bacteria.
Therefore, fresh oysters are the most important, and it is best to cook when they are alive. Oysters should be consumed within a week from the date of collection, and peeled oysters should be stored in seawater below 10 degrees Celsius and not left for more than 6 days.
If you want to keep raw oysters for a long time,
It’s not a refrigerator, but a freezer!
Step 4. New and delicious oyster recipe.
Oysters can be eaten raw or eaten in a variety of ways, such as fried food, pancakes, and salted fish. Today, among them, I will teach you the recipes of Oyster Pancake and Seasoned Oyster in Radish Vegetables.
Oyster pancakes that are moist and chewy.
◆ Ingredients: 200g of oysters, 1/2 of parchment, 1/2 of red pepper, 1/2 of green pepper, 170g of flour, 150g of water, 1 egg, 1 small spoon of salt, a little bit of pepper, cooking oil.
1. Wash oysters in soft salt water to remove impurities and remove moisture.
2. Sliced onions and peppers.
3. Oysters and chopped onions in a big bowl. Add peppers, flour, eggs, water, salt, and pepper powder and mix them.
4. Put cooking oil on the pan and scoop a spoon each to lose.
5. Place the goldenly baked pancake on a plate.
Crunchy radish oyster salad.
◆Ingredients: 200g of radish, 150g of oyster, 1 small spoon of salt, and a bit of sesame seeds.
◆Sause Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of red pepper powder, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of minced green onion.
1. Boil the water and slice the radish.
2. Put radish in a bowl, sprinkle salt, mix, and soak for 5 minutes. After that, rinse it in water and remove moisture.
3. In another bowl, put 3 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of salt, shake gently, wash thoroughly, and rinse under running water.
4. To remove the fishy smell of oysters, blanch them in boiling water for 20 seconds and rinse them in cold water again.
*You can omit it.
5. Add radish and seasoning ingredients to the drained oysters and mix them evenly. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of it.
Step 5. The efficacy of oysters that are delicious and healthy.
Oysters are rich in minerals such as vitamins, minerals, calcium, and iron, so they are good for anemia and physical strength recovery. Glycogen is rich in digestion and absorption, and taurine in oysters lowers cholesterol levels, helping control blood pressure and blood circulation. Also, oysters have a lot of antioxidants, which prevent aging and nourish the skin.
Oysters in season! They taste good and nutritious, but they are prone to decay, so please eat them carefully with freshness!