Uncle Bill's Steamed Oysters

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shuck oysters carefully and save the shell.
  • Arrange oysters in a half shell on a heat-resistant plate ready for steaming.
  • Heat a small frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add olive oil, garlic and grated ginger and cook until pale golden, about 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add brandy and ignite, shaking pan to mix; cook until alcohol is burned off, about 10 seconds.
  • Spoon lemon juice equally on each oyster that are arranged in the half shell.
  • Spoon chili sauce equally on each oyster.
  • Top each oyster with the chopped green onions.
  • Place plate of oysters in a steamer.
  • Cover and let steam for 6 to 8 minutes or until oysters are done to your likeness.
  • Serve immediately.
  • If you buy oysters already shucked, then place them in egg cups that are used for poaching eggs, also use the pan that comes with the egg cup.
  • Firstly, spray each egg cup with olive oil or a good cooking oil.
  • Place one oyster in each cup.
  • Proceed to prepare oysters as noted above.
  • Add about 3 cups of water to the steaming pan and bring to boil.
  • Place the cups into poaching tray and then into the steamer.
  • Cover and let steam for about 8 minutes or until oysters are done to your likeness.
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