Oyster dressing with guanciale with piquillo peppers, basil and chilli

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Makes 500 grams


1 brown onion (diced)
2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
3 birds eye chillies (sliced)
1 can piquillo peppers (strained and finely diced)
200ml Oloroso sherry
500g guanciale
½ bunch basil (finely sliced)


In a medium pot, on low, sauté your onions, garlic and chilli in a little vegetable oil.
Cook until the onions become translucent.
Add sherry and reduce until the liquid has almost all evaporated.
Add the peppers and simmer for five minutes.
Set aside to cool to room temperature.
Carefully slice the skin off the guanciale and finely dice (about 5mm thick).
In a small pan gently render the guanciale until the fat becomes translucent.
To serve place a small teaspoon of piquillo pepper on each oyster and top with warm guanciale and shredded basil, serve immediately.

This is good with all types of oysters but goes especially well with Rusty Wire oysters from Moonlight Flat Oysters.


Recipe by Dan Flatt.


Recipe – A collection of food and drink recipes with love from the Monster kitchen and bar.

Date 19 Apr, 2017
People Sean McConnell
Place Monster
Category ↳ Food
Series ↳ Recipe
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