Oysters with oriental dressing

This seafood dish with a kick makes a spicy addition to a Chinese banquet.

Serves: 4 people
Prep: 15 mins
Cooking: 0 mins
Total Time: 15 mins


12 oysters, shucked (ask your fishmonger)

For the sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
thumb-sized piece ginger, finely chopped
2 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp soy sauce
4 spring onions, finely sliced
1 red chilli, finely chopped
2 tbsp sesame oil
bunch chives, finely chopped, to serve


To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl.

Drizzle the sauce over the oysters, then sprinkle with chopped chives and serve straight away.

With thanks to BBC Good Food

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2011