Saturday, 18 January 2014

Smoked Oyster Dip

Oyster and cream cheese dip for  8 persons

Everyone needs to mix a couple of ingredients and hurry it up at times! Here's a dip that is delicious and takes less then 10 minutes in total.

Serves 12 persons

250 gm/ 8 oz tub of cream cheese; at room temperature

2 cans 80-100 gm/ 4 oz of smoked oyster; drain the oil. 
Keep a spoonful of chopped oysters aside to coat the cheese roll.

In a bowl mix the cheese with a large metal spoon till it looks whipped and smooth Add the chopped seafood and gently fold in.
Transfer to your serving bowl. 

Garnish it with the whole mussels and or oysters.
Serve it with crackers.


To keep; Refrigerate covered tightly with a plastic film.
It is best served at room temperature.
Alternate with one can of smoked mussels instead of oysters. 

Add a tbsp. of cream if you want to soften it further.
Adding a couple of drops of Tabasco  will give it a bit of zing.


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Photo courtesy Sheriar Hirjikaka

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