Oysters With Sparkling Wine And Spring Onion


Preparation: 30 Minutes

Serves: 2

The absolute definition of a light treat.

The sharpness of the spring onion, sweetness of the sparkling wine and crispy edge to the breadcrumbs is such an amazing balance of flavors, you’ll be making this over and over. So this recipe’s name is “Oysters With Sparkling Wine And Spring Onion”. Perfect to share with guests when you’re entertaining or celebrating a special day, they’re absolutely incredible.

Pro Tip: Make sure to wash your spring onions under the tap. They can have mud inside when plucked from the ground and you don’t want any nasty surprises.

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Oysters With Sparkling Wine and Spring Onion: The Ingredients

  • 6 oysters
  • 100g sparkling wine (Brut is best)
  • 125g spring onion
  • 10g salted butter
  • 10g cornstarch
  • Handful of pink pepper (to taste) (you could also use Kampot Red Pepper for extra heat)
  • 10g breadcrumbs (use Panko brand for extra crisp)
  • 2 teaspoons of Extra Virgin Oil

How to do:

Oysters With Sparkling Wine and Spring Onion:

  1. Trim the ends off the spring onions
  2. Slice the spring onions open by making a vertical cut between the green part towards the top of the onion
  3. Slice down towards the white part, remove skin off the bulb
  4. Chop white parts finely and put into a bowl
  5. Slice green parts finely
  6. Put in a bowl with ice (keeps them green, fresh and crunchy)
  7. Heat a saucepan
  8. Melt butter over low heat
  9. Add reserved white parts of the onion
  10. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes
  11. Pour in sparkling wine
  12. Cook for 10 minutes
  13. After 10 minutes, pour mixture into a blender
  14. Blend and add cornstarch
  15. Blend for 30 seconds
  16. Pour that mixture into a bowl
  17. Wipe out pan and oil
  18. Add breadcrumbs and toast (around two minutes)
  19. Rinse oysters
  20. Open oysters by putting the blade of a sturdy knife between halves of the shell and making a smooth turn (all in one motion)
  21. Arrange opened oysters on your serving plate
  22. Pour butter/wine/cornstarch mixture onto oysters
  23. Add green parts of the spring onion
  24. Sprinkle with pepper

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