Chaga-Infused Oysters Vinaigrette: A Flavorful Fusion of Land and Sea
Get ready for a taste of the wild side with this unique take on a classic seafood appetizer. The Chaga mushroom, a medicinal fungus that grows on birch trees, adds a rich and earthy flavor to the tangy sweetness of oysters vinaigrette. This dish is not only delicious, but it also offers a range of health benefits, from supporting immune function to improving digestion. So, whether you’re a seasoned oyster aficionado or just looking to expand your culinary horizons, this Chaga-infused oysters vinaigrette recipe is sure to impress.
- 2 dozen fresh oysters
- 1/4 cup brewed Chaga mushroom tea
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 shallot, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
- Shuck the oysters and place them on a bed of ice to keep them fresh and chilled.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the Chaga mushroom tea, red wine vinegar, chopped shallot, Dijon mustard, salt, and black pepper.
- Slowly pour in the olive oil while whisking continuously until the dressing is emulsified.
- Spoon a small amount of the vinaigrette onto each oyster and garnish with chopped parsley.
- Serve immediately and enjoy the unique and delicious flavor of Chaga-infused oysters vinaigrette!