Steamed Garlic Oysters

Steamed Garlic Oysters

Ingredients

  • 12 fresh oysters of your choice
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 bird’s eye chili (2 to taste)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 2 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 20 g rice vermicelli (of your choice)
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

Preparation

  • Fully submerge rice vermicelli in cold (or warm) water. Soften for 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Clean the oysters with cold water and a brush. With an oyster knife, open the shells and drain the liquid inside. Detach the muscle while leaving the flesh in the shell. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the chili pepper. Wait a few seconds, then add soy sauce, oyster sauce, and white sugar. Sauté ingredients until garlic is coloured.
  • Spread vermicelli and garlic sauce over oysters.
  • Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Place a steamer on the pot. Place oysters in the steamer and cover them. Steam for 3 minutes. Remove.
  • Garnish with chopped green onion (to taste).