Sweet and sour oysters

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 2 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Seafish

A drizzle of aromatic herbs in a sweet and sour sauce makes a zingy oyster treat that's just perfect for a special meal


The method

  1. Drain oyster juices into a measuring jug and make up to 150ml (5 fl oz) with water. 
  2. Place liquid and oysters in a bowl, reserving the lower half of the shells.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan and add the garlic, lemon grass, ginger and chilli and cook for 2 minutes until soft.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the mint and lemon juice.
  5. Microwave the oysters for 1 minute on HIGH power (Microwave Power: 800 Watt).
  6. Place each oyster back into a shell.
  7. Place a little of the mixture from the pan on top of each oyster and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  8. Garnish with the chopped parsley and serve while still warm.