That is a mouthful right? And not just as a title but as bite. A gorgeous one. Cooked oysters are hugely underrated and speedy. I love to give them a blanket coating of flavoured mayonnaise motoyaki style as is popular in Japanese cooking. I apply the technique to razor clams also, like squid meets clam, tender and open to a bit of spice.
Shellfish are healthy and quick, rich in omega-3 fatty acids and minerals like zinc, copper, iron and magnesium (mussels have as much iron as liver). They are low in calories too, a dozen oysters contains less than 100 calories and only 0.2g of fat. I go first for the flavour though, all of the benefits are a feel good bonus, and a reason that I choose them more often now for speedy suppers and quick weekend lunches. Continue reading