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Posted on 12 April 2012 by

Tempura Fried Oysters with Spicy Tomato-Yogurt Sauce

By David Harbilas

Yogurt is a very ubiquitous ingredient in Turkish cuisine and such a wonderful combination of sweet and sour that it’s amazing that it hasn’t become a more popular ingredient here in America.

It’s also, obviously, very healthy, and seeing as how we love our dairy and fats (like butter and cream), this is an easy way to get some of that satisfaction without doing terrible harm to our bodies.

Even if you decide to use whole milk yogurt a little goes a long way as far as flavor is concerned, so the caloric content is not likely to be that great.

This sauce can also be used on chicken, beef, or any other protein–especially eggs. A fried egg over an English muffin drizzled with a little of this sauce is a great way to start the day.

Makes enough sauce for 1 dozen oysters

1 cup plain yogurt
2 plum tomatoes
2 tablespoons mild chile powder Read the rest of this entry »


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