Welcome to our baked talaba recipe! Talaba, also known as oysters, are a delicious and versatile seafood that can be enjoyed raw, grilled, or baked. In this recipe, we will show you how to bake talaba to perfection, resulting in a succulent and flavorful dish that is sure to impress.
Baked talaba is a great option for those who prefer a less briny or raw taste, and it’s a simple and quick way to prepare oysters at home. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, you can enjoy this delicious seafood treat in the comfort of your own kitchen. So, without further ado, let’s get started on our baked talaba recipe!
Baked Talaba Recipe
Baked Talaba Recipe
- Small glass bowl.
- Water heater.
- Baking Sheet
- Medium size perforated steel bowl.
- Fry pan.
- Chopping board.
- Serving plate.
- 2 kgs of fresh half, oysters or shelled talaba.
- 1/2 cups of melted butter.
- Fresh green parsley.
- Lemon wedge.
- 6 cloves of minced garlic.
- 2 cups of grated cheese.
- 1/4 tbsp of ground black pepper.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Put 2 tbsp Of butter in a frying pan, heat for a minute over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and bake for about 3 minutes or until the garlic turns brown.
- Pour the fried garlic into a glass bowl and reserve it.
- You can wash the Talaba in a perforated steel bowl with some cold water. Clean it and make sure none of the shells are broken. This is to make sure that safety is highly observed.
- Boil some water in a heater and pour it into each Talaba.
- Drain any excess water and add melted butter. Pour some pepper and ½ of the fried garlic on the Talabas. Make sure each Talaba has enough of these.
- Add cheese on each of the Talaba’s tops and the rest of the fried garlic.
- Set them on a baking sheet.
- Transfer the Talaba to a preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes. Make sure all the cheese melts and the Talaba looks brown.
- Remove from the oven and sprinkle green parsley on the Talaba.
- Put them on a plate, garnish with lemon parsley and lemon wedge and serve hot.
- You can prepare this recipe using fresh or frozen Talaba. Note that you are only expected or recommended to eat 4 to 5 of them. Eating too much Talaba can lead to serious health complications.
- It’s worth noting that while oysters are a traditional ingredient in baked talaba, you can also use other types of shellfish such as mussels or clams in this recipe if you prefer. Simply follow the same baking method and adjust the cooking time as needed based on the size and type of shellfish you are using. You can also customize the recipe by adding your own favorite seasonings or herbs to the oysters before baking them.
- Despite oysters’ grey appearance, they are considered a delicacy because they are considered a gourmet food and are often expensive, as well as because of their unique taste and texture.
Carbs – 20.3g
Protein – 14.6g
Fiber – 0.4g
Sugar – 1.5g
Fat – 5.1g
Saturated fat – 2.0g
Cholesterol – 67.6g
You may not have attempted this recipe before since it is baked talaba is normally a popular dish in the Philippines, where access to fresh oysters is more common. That doesn’t mean that it is impossible to recreate this recipe in other parts of the world. In fact, with the increasing availability of seafood at local grocery stores and online retailers, it is now possible to enjoy this delicious and unique dish almost anywhere.
By following this recipe step by step you will be able to easily prepare this delicious dish in the comfort of your own kitchen, no matter where you are located. So, why not give it a try and see just how tasty and satisfying baked talaba can be?
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