Using Herbs and Spices

Abalone in Oyster Sauce Recipe

Abalone in Oyster Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-5

1 x 454g






1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

3/4 cup

2 teaspoon

Canned abalone

Dried Chinese mushrooms

Snow peas

Spring onions



Oyster sauce

Light soy sauce

Chinese wine or dry sherry



Method :
  • Drain liquid from can of abalone.

  • Slice abalone in paper-thin slices.

  • Soak mushrooms in hot water for 30 minutes, then cut off and discard stalks and slice each mushroom into 4 pieces.

  • String snow peas and cut into bite-size pieces.

  • Cut spring onions into similar lengths.


  • Combine oyster sauce, soy sauce and wine, add a little to the cornflour and mix until smooth, then combine with water.

  • Bring to the boil in a small pan, stirring constantly.

  • Add mushrooms, snow peas and spring onions.

  • Cook, stirring until the vegetables are tender but still crisp, about 2 minutes.

  • Add abalone and just heat through.

  • Do not cook abalone on high heat or for longer than is necessary or it will toughen.


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