Buttered Oyster Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: buttered oyster mushrooms is an easy and quick yet delicious dish. The procedures is very simple, normally oyster mushrooms sauteed and cooked in butter and flour then season with soy sauce, salt and pepper.

Estimated time of preparation: 3 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 5 minutes
Good for 1-2 persons

1 cup fresh oyster mushrooms, cleaned
2 teaspoons butter
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon flour(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 teaspoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
spring onion, chopped

1. In a sauce pan, heat oil then saute garlic.
2. Add oyster mushrooms then cook for 3 minutes.
3. Pour dissolved flour and soy sauce then season with salt and pepper.
4. Add butter then simmer until melted and thickens.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onion and serve immediately.

Grilled Oyster

Filipino Style Recipe: grilled oyster is another easy and simple dish made of fresh oysters, grilled until the shells open then serve with white vinegar and bird’s eye chili. This dish is considered as aphrodisiac and usually served as appetizer or pulutan together with cold beer.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-15 minutes
Good for 1-2 persons

12 pieces fresh oysters
1/4 cup white vinegar
1-2 pieces bird’s eye chili(labuyo), sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Grill fresh oyster over hot charcoal for at least 5 minutes or until the shells open.
2. Remove the oysters from the grill then remove the top shell.
3. Transfer to serving plate and serve with chili vinegar dip.

Oyster Sisig

Filipino Style Recipe: oyster sisig is another variety of popular Filipino sisig. This dish is spicy and sour appetizer that usually served as finger food(pulutan). Normally the oyster meat comes fried and sauteed in garlic, onions, liquid seasoning and red hot chili. Serve in sizzling plate with calamansi.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-6 servings

1 kilo oyster, remove from the shell
5 gloves garlic, minced
3 onions, chopped
3-5 red hot chili(labuyo), chopped
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 raw egg, beaten
1/2 cup butter
salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons soy sauce or liquid seasoning
3 tablespoons mayonnaise(optional)
4-5 pieces calamansi

Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine cornstarch, salt and pepper.
2. Dip oyster on beaten egg then dredge with cornstarch mixture.
3. In a pan, heat oil and fry coated oyster for 5 minutes or until colors turn to golden brown.
4. Drain on paper towel. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then saute garlic and onions.
2. Add fried oyster, liquid seasoning, ground pepper, chili and mayonnaise. Mix well.
5. Transfer to sizzling plate, serve with calamansi. Done