Easy Oyster Recipes

Looking for easy oyster recipes to make with one of the healthiest foods on the planet?

Oysters are much more important than making a beautiful pearl necklace.

Oysters are loaded with so many health benefits, that they should be a regular part of your diet.

Oysters use to play a big part in American cuisine about a hundred years ago and that's when Americans seemed to have less health problems.

Easy oyster recipes can be created simply by finding a really good source of either East coast oysters or West coast oysters.

Easy Oyster Recipes

This is the easiest and best way to eat an oyster - raw!

It can be very intimidating at first to open an oyster, but learning the basics will give you the confidence to open an oyster very successfully.

It's really not that hard to shuck an oyster and practice will make perfect.

How to Shuck Oysters

There are better tools that are designed to shuck an oyster that I recommend you get.

Steamed Easy Oyster Recipes

How to Steam Oysters

  1. Pour water into the appropriate sized pot with a steaming basket - about 2 inches below basket.
  2. Bring water to a boil and then place cleaned oysters in the steaming basket.
  3. Put lid on pot and steam for approx. 10 minutes or until oysters open their shells.
  4. Remove steaming basket with oysters and enjoy!

This is another way to steam your oysters - on your grill.

Since oysters come with their own liquid, you will not have to add any liquid in order for them to steam on a grill.

Easy Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

This could be a great way to experience oysters if you are afraid of eating a raw oyster.

And if you are gluten free, you could pretty easily find a gluten free panko these days.

"In general", Oysters Rockefeller are easy oyster recipes.

How to Properly Eat a Raw Oyster

Since, eating raw oysters is a forgotten art - learning the proper way to eat an oyster will help give you the confidence when you actually stumble upon a raw oyster bar.

Most of the oysters in the United States either come from the West coast or the East coast.

East coast oysters will look smoother and rounder in appearance compared to the West coast oysters that have a more sharp and rigid looking shell.

Also, East coast oysters tend to be more briny in taste with more mineral notes.  West coast oysters can be less salty and have more sweet notes.

However, each oyster will be unique and an oyster's flavor profile will be based on where the oyster came from and the conditions in which it was grown.

Very Important!

Oysters need to be grown in clean waters because they act as a filter.

And whatever you do - do not overcook an oyster or it will become like rubber.

Seafood is very delicate and must not be overcooked!

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