Monday, May 3, 2010

Mixed Seafood with Oyster Sauce Recipe

Estimated cooking time: 30 minutes

Seafood with Oyster Sauce Ingredients:
1 kilo of seafood (any one or a combination of crabs, prawns, squid, clams, mussels and any seafood)
1 large onion, diced
spring onions (cut 1 inch long)
1 thumb sized ginger, sliced into strips
1/2 teaspoon of sugar or monosodium glutamate
1/3 cup of oyster sauce
2 pieces green finger pepper (sili pang sigang) chopped
3 table spoons of cooking oil or olive oil
1/3 cup water
Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:

Cut crabs into 2 or 4 if very big
Steam crabs and prawns for 5 minutes
Clean squid and cut into 1 inch long sections
On a big wok, sauté garlic until golden brown, then add ginger and onions, sauté for a minute more
Add water and bring to a boil
Add squid, clams, mussels and other uncooked seafood.
Boil for 5 minutes
Add crabs and shrimp
Add the oyster sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
Sprinkle the sugar or monosodium glutamate (vetsin)
Add the long green chili
Mix well and bring to a boil
Simmer for 3 minutes
Serve hot with steamed riceS

Seafood with Oyster Sauce Cooking Tips:

Add the long green chili earlier if you prefer your mixed seafood with oyster sauce hot.

The above recipe can be used for just one type of seafood like crabs only or a combination of many including fish.

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