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Chilean Creamy Oysters Recipe
Chilean Creamy Oysters Recipe

Chilean creamy oysters are a delightful, elegant, and easy-to-prepare dish, perfect for special occasions, while also being an excellent source of proteins and minerals.

How to make Creamy Oysters?

For this recipe, oysters are first cleaned and cooked in a pan with butter and garlic. Then, cream is added, and it’s cooked over low heat until the sauce thickens.

Nutritional Information

Category: Appetizers
Cuisine: Chilean
Calories: 400
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Chilean Creamy Oysters recipe

Ingredients

  • 24 fresh oysters
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup of Chardonnay white wine
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ diced onion
  • Fresh chopped chives
  • Crispy chopped bacon (optional)
  • Merkén (optional)
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, add butter, olive oil, and heat over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sauté for a few minutes until slightly golden.
  2. Pour in the white wine, increase the heat to bring it to a boil, reduce the heat by half, and cook slowly until the mixture is reduced by half.
  3. Add the heavy cream, lemon juice, and optionally chopped bacon. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce slightly thickens. Season with salt and pepper to taste, optionally add a pinch of merkén, and keep warm.
  4. In a medium skillet, add a drizzle of olive oil, heat over high heat, add the previously seasoned oysters, and cook for 1 minute on each side until golden.
  5. Serve the creamy oysters on individual plates, cover with the cream sauce, and garnish with fresh chopped chives.

Benefits of consuming Oysters

  • Oysters are low in calories and can be an excellent option for those looking to control their calorie intake while enjoying delicious seafood.
  • They are one of the most concentrated sources of zinc, essential for the proper functioning of the immune system, wound healing, and skin health.

Did you know?

Oysters are considered a natural aphrodisiac due to their high zinc content, which helps increase testosterone production in the body.

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