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Beer Battered Oyster

Beer battered Oysters is a non-vegetarian recipe, quite popular in Italy, England and other Caribbean countries. These are uncommon in United Kingdom, though are available in bistros and gourmet shops.


Beer battered Oyster recipe consists of Oysters, flour, eggs, salt, olive oil, beer, vinegar, vegetable oil, egg yolks, cayenne pepper, sweet gherkin pickle, parsley, capers, tarragon, black pepper.


There are three steps to prepare this recipe. The first step consists of preparing the batter. The batter is made by mixing the egg, olive oil, salt and flour. The mixture is mixed while adding the bear to it. The mixture is kept aside to set. The next step is to wash and pat dry the oysters. The oysters are then dipped into the batter and put in the hot oil to be fried for 2 to 3 minutes. The deep dried oysters are served with the mayonnaise. Mayonnaise is made by whiskey the egg yolk till it gets creamy. The eggs are whisked while adding vinegar to it. Again it is to be whisked and then adding olive oil to it.

Nutritional Value

A serving size of 284g of Beer battered Oyster consists of:

876 calories (Calories from fat 706)

Total fat 79.76 gm (Saturated fat 7.44gm and Trans fat 1.76gm)

Cholesterol 161mg

Sodium 431mg


Total Carbohydrate 26.26g with Dietary fiber of 0.8gm and Sugars 1.26gm

Proteins 11.38gm

Health Value

This seafood, Beer battered Oysters, is a healthy recipe for both adults and kids because it includes the highly nourishing ingredients like egg, oysters, cayenne pepper and vegetable oil. The dish is loved by the kids and adults alike because of its ingredients.

Following is the detailed health information about the dish:


Oyster is full of vitamins and amino acids. It is low in cholesterol and contains only 55mg of cholesterol per serving. It is a rich source of Protein, Zinc, Iron, Calcium, Selenium, Vitamin A and Vitamin B12. It only provides nearly 110 kilocalories. Oyster is a healthy food and is eaten raw. Oysters are a good source of zinc and helps in production of testosterone in the body. Oyster may also contain calcium carbonate.

Eggs: Eggs are highly nutritious and a medium sized egg contains around 78 calories. Eggs are rich source of VitaminB12 and E, minerals, fats and cholesterol.

Capers: Capers are nutritive and per serving contains 2960mg of Sodium, 5g of carbohydrates, 4mg of Vitamin C and 1.7mg of Protein. Capers also contain low amount of 0.9g of fat with dietary fiber 3g and 0.4g of Sugars.

Tarragon: Tarragon is an herb and is highly nutritive. It contains essential oils like phellandrene, ocimene, estragole and cineol. It helps in lowering down the blood glucose level. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin B complex.

Vegetable Oils: Vegetable oil is nutritive and each serving contains 1879 calories, total fat 218g with saturated fat 189g. It is very low in cholesterol, sodium and carbohydrates. How much of oil you use will however depend on you.

Cayenne Pepper: Cayenne Pepper is an herb and contains very low amount of saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is highly nutritive and is a rich source of Vitamin K, Thiamin, Potassium, Niacin and riboflavin. Cayenne Pepper is a also a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin B6 and Folate.