|Oyster dish, recipe below|
West African Smoky Hot Oyster Bites recipe
2 cans smoked oysters, drained
1 package puff pastry
Madagascar Sauce Dynamite
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly oil a baking tray.
Roll out the pastry thinly and cut into circles about 3 inches in diameter.
Place a smoked oyster onto each circle.
Sprinkle some hot sauce over the oysters to taste.
Fold the pastry over and seal the edges gently with a little water and a fork.
Place the oyster bites on the baking tray and bake for 15 minutes until golden-brown.
Serve the baked oyster bites with the Madagascar Sauce Dynamite; makes 20.
Madagascar Sauce Dynamite recipe
12 “bird” peppers (chiltepíns or piquins), crushed
3 tablespoons freshly ground ginger
3 tablespoons freshly minced garlic
1 medium onion, diced
¼ cup tomato paste
1 cup white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup water
1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme
Mix all ingredients together in a pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat, cool, purée in a blender, and place the sauce in a small jar. Makes 2 cups
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