Oysters with fire ice
These fiery oysters will dance on your tongue
Photo: Kate Geraghty
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- 3 tsp sambal oelek (Indonesian chilli paste)
- 2 tsp caster sugar
- 1 tsp fish sauce
- 150ml cold water
- 18 oysters
Whisk the sambal oelek, caster sugar, fish sauce and water in a metal or glass bowl until the sugar dissolves. Pour into a shallow tray and freeze for one hour.
Break up the ice crystals with a fork and return to the freezer. Repeat every 15 minutes until frozen into flakes.
Makes a dressing for 18 oysters
Serve a teaspoonful with each oyster.