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Oyster tempura

Recipe from: 12 February 2013
oyster tempura

Ingredients 10
Servings 2
Time 00:20


  • 2
    medium egg yolks
  • 2
    ice water
  • 2
    self-rising flour
  • 12
    oysters - shucked
  • For the chilli and lime dressing:
  • 100
    fish sauce
  • 100
    lime juice
  • 3
    cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 2
    red chillies - finely chopped
  • 1.5


Whisk eggs and ice water together. Add flour and whisk briefly; mixture should be lumpy.

Dust the oysters with a little extra flour, dip into the batter and shake off the excess.

Drop into hot oil and cook for 3 minutes. Remove and drain.

Serve on a cucumber, mint, coriander and spring onion salad with the chilli and lime dressing as a dipping sauce

Chilli and lime dressing: Mix the ingredients together and pour into oyster shells.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

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