Fried oysters with bell peppers


A very easy and inexpensive dish.  Purchase the raw oysters by the bag in the local markets.  You can use sherry if you do not have dark soy sauce in the kitchen cupboards.  This makes a great appetizer.

IngredientsServes 4
Red bell peppers2
Green bell peppers2
Shelled oysters700 gm
Cooking oil3 tbspns
Onion, chopped1 large
Garlic finely chopped1 clove
Light soy sauce3 tbspns
Dark soy sauce3 tbspns
Corn flour2 tspns
Chives, finely chopped as garnish1 tbspn

Cooking Method

Remove seeds from bell peppers and cut into thin strips.  Drain the oysters.

Heat the oil in the wok and stir-fry onion until transparent then add the garlic and bell peppers and stir for one minute.

Now add the oysters and stir-fry on a low heat for two minutes.  Add the soy sauce and five tbspns boiling water.

Pre-mix the corn flour with water and slowly add to the wok stirring as the sauce thickens.  Continue stirring and cook for another three minutes, then serve immediately and sprinkle the chives on top as garnish.