Oyster Chowder

Oyster Chowder
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Sounds like a great chowder, and oysters are readily available at Tesco in the small containers.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Oyster Chowder
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Sounds like a great chowder, and oysters are readily available at Tesco in the small containers.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In a sauce pan, add the milk and scald, which means bring it just to a boil.
  2. Strain the oysters and reserve the liquid. This is the type from Tesco I will use and I will verify the weight of each container and will update this with what I find out.
  3. In another pot, melt the butter then add the onion and parsley and cook until the onion is soft and translucent, then add the Worcestershire sauce, season with salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste.
  4. Add the oyster liquid and stir constantly and bring to a simmer, spring in the flour and stir continuously to thicken the mixture.
  5. When thickened, stir in the oysters and simmer until the edges curl, this is about 5 minutes, do not overcook the oysters.
  6. When the milk is scalded, that into the chowder until well blended.
  7. Serve with crackers or bread.
Recipe Notes

I will price this when I figure out how many containers of oysters I need, but reasonable to say this is low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Mom’s Oyster Stew

Mom's Oyster Stew
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No, this is not my Mom's stew, just happens to be the name of the recipe I found, but it does sound wonderful. This is on my to cook list for sure. Keep in mind these are the small, already shucked and packaged oysters. I am going to go with 3 small containers from Tesco for a pint of oysters until I can make this and get a more accurate estimate.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Mom's Oyster Stew
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No, this is not my Mom's stew, just happens to be the name of the recipe I found, but it does sound wonderful. This is on my to cook list for sure. Keep in mind these are the small, already shucked and packaged oysters. I am going to go with 3 small containers from Tesco for a pint of oysters until I can make this and get a more accurate estimate.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic, salt and pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Stir in the evaporated milk and milk and reduce to a simmer.
  2. When the milk is hot add the oysters and cook just until the oysters start to curl and turn opaque. Taste and season with more salt and white pepper if needed. Serve with saltine or oyster crackers on the side.
Recipe Notes

Once I make this I will report on the number of servings, photos, etc. Right now, a small container of oyster meat from Tesco is 45 Baht each, I am thinking 3 containers for a cost of 135 Baht. If you serve this as a side, say 6 servings, this is about 67 cents per serving. More to follow when I make this.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Scalloped Oysters

Scalloped Oysters
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Now this sounds really good! I cannot wait to make this. This would be the small oysters already shucked and in the small containers at say Tesco or even available from vendors in villages. The recipe calls for 1 pint of oysters, I am going to go with 3 small containers from Tesco for this, after I make, I will report with photos.
Servings Prep Time
1 baking dish 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 baking dish 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Scalloped Oysters
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Now this sounds really good! I cannot wait to make this. This would be the small oysters already shucked and in the small containers at say Tesco or even available from vendors in villages. The recipe calls for 1 pint of oysters, I am going to go with 3 small containers from Tesco for this, after I make, I will report with photos.
Servings Prep Time
1 baking dish 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 baking dish 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: baking dish
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 230 C. Get out a baking dish, 8x8 in or 9x13 in should work as well.
  2. Combine crumbs with the melted butter. Put a thin layer of crumbs in the bottom of a baking dish. Alternate layers of oysters and crumb mixture, sprinkling each layer with seasoning of your choice. Do not use more than 2 layers of oysters.
  3. Mix the milk and the oyster liquid together and pour over the last layer of oysters, then top with crumb mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, let rest 5 minutes, serve as a main with several sides or as a side dish (to get more portions from it).
Recipe Notes

Once I make this I will report on the number of servings, photos, etc. Right now, a small container of oyster meat from Tesco is 45 Baht each, I am thinking 3 containers for a cost of 135 Baht. If you serve this as a side, say 6 servings, this is about 67 cents per serving. More to follow when I make this.

Variants, could possible use shelled green mussels, but you would need to remove any grass first.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Canadian Oyster Soup

Canadian Oyster Soup
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Not sure where the Canadian part comes from, but this is the second oyster recipe with carrot and celery. This sounds really good however, and easy!
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Canadian Oyster Soup
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Not sure where the Canadian part comes from, but this is the second oyster recipe with carrot and celery. This sounds really good however, and easy!
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in saucepan and add the celery and carrot. Cover and simmer over very low heat for 20 minutes, without browning the vegetables. Add milk to the pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oysters in pan over medium heat with a splash of olive oil until cooked through, about 5 minutes; do not boil.
  3. Pour the cooked oysters into the soup and heat through, season to taste and serve.
Recipe Notes

I buy oysters, small, shucked, for about 50 Baht per 350 grams, probably 700 grams would be 4 cups, that is 100 Baht, everything else is minor cost. This is about 75 cents per serving for 4 servings, less for 6.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Seafood Stew

Seafood Stew
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Good potential here, on my to cook list.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
5 hours
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
5 hours
Seafood Stew
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Good potential here, on my to cook list.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
5 hours
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
5 hours
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients except for fish, shrimp, and oysters in slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, then add in fish, shrimp, and oysters and cover with lid. Cook for an additional 30-45 minutes or until fish is flaky. Serve.
Recipe Notes

Pangasius would cost about 60 Baht/500 grams, shrimp would cost about 80 Baht, oyster meat is 42 Baht per container. Cost per serving for 8 servings cost is 82 cents per serving. Great value for a great dish.

Adapted from an internet recipe.