Steamed Oysters Recipe from InterMarche Universel

Steamed Oysters Recipe

Cook Time: 40 minutes

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Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 12 fresh whole oysters
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • 1/2 glass wine (optional)
  •   Tabasco

Preparation

  1. Scrub all the oysters clean with a scrubbing brush . Discard any that have opend or damaged shells and exposed meat.
  2. Fill a pot with 2 inches of water. Add the half glass of wine, if desired. Place oysters in a metal steamer tray n a single layer (do not stack or overcrowd).
  3. Bring to boil, then place lid over pot. Steam oysters for 5 minutes, then turn burner to medium-high to cook for an additional 5-10 minutes. (5 for medium-cooked, 10 for well-done)
  4. Remove all oysters onto serving platter, discard any that did not open.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges and Tabasco.

Oysters

Lemons

Wine

Tabasco sauce

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