Here is a simple recipe which should please <a href="Oyster Culture“>Lou-Ann who loves her oysters!
It will also help friends who are looking for new okonomiyaki recipes!
Okonomiyaki with Oysters!
INGREDIENTS: for 2 people?
-All-purpose flour: 2 cups/400 cc
-Water: 1/2 cup/50 cc
-Lotus root: 5 cm wide slice, peeled
-Cabbage: 2~3 leaves
-Oysters: 12 large (without the shells!)
-Salt & Pepper: as appropriate
-Sauce: of your choice: Worcester sauce, Bulldog sauce, BBQ sauce or a combination of soy sauce, Worcester sauce, bulldog sauce and mustard.
-Mayonnaise: as appropriate
-Chili pepper powder: as appropriate
-In a large bowl mix the flour, egg and water well first.
-Grate the lotus root and add to the batter and mix.
-Cut the cabbage leaves and leeks in 5cm long strips. Add to batter and mix well.
-Pour oil in a large frypan. Heat the oil, then reduce fire to small. Drop 3:5 of the batter in frypan. Add the oysters (clean and thoroughl drained) on top.
-Cover the oysters with the remaining 2/5 of batter.
-Cook for 8 minutes. Do not pres on top!
-Turn over and cook for 5 more minutes.
-If you are not satisfied with the colour, cook for a little while more on both sides.
-Slide okonmiyaki onto a serving dish. Brush with plenty of sauce. Top with mayonnaise and chili pepper powder!
Great with beer!
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