Homemade Oyster Sauce

oyster sauce
A recipe for making your own oyster sauce at home.
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    • 1/2 lb shucked oysters with liquid
    • 1 tbsp water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • light soy sauce
    • 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce


Drain oysters and reserve the liquid. Mince oysters and place in a saucepan. Add water and reserved liquid and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add salt and cool completely.

Force the mixture through a fine sieve into sauce pan. Measure the liquid, adding 2 Tbsp. light soy sauce to each 1/2 cup. Add dark soy sauce and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently for about 7 minutes.

Cool to room temperature and pour into a sterilized jar. Seal and store in the refrigerator. This sauce can be kept for several weeks.
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