FRESH OYSTERS WITH GRAPEFRUIT AND PICKLED ONIONSep 01, 2022
Fresh oysters FTW for fertility! We love oysters as a delicious, and feels a bit indulgent, fertility food rich in zinc. Zinc supports cell division and growth, sperm quality and motility, immune function and a zinc rich diet has been shown to have favourable conception and pregnancy outcomes. Enjoy in your preconception phase and post birth to replenish zinc stores.
Makes 6 oysters
Gluten free : Dairy Free
6 freshly shucked oysters
1/4 fresh ruby grapefruit
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon raw sugar
1/2 small red onion, peeled and finely diced
To make pickled onion: Combine apple cider vinegar, boiling water and raw sugar in a heat proof container or bowl, mix, then add red onion and set aside to pickled for 20 minutes (more if possible). Store in an airtight container in fridge up to 2 weeks.
To serve the oysters, clean any broken pieces of shell from the oysters and finely diced ruby grapefruit, removing any pith. Top each oyster with 1/2-1 teaspoon each of the ruby grapefruit and pickled onion. Season with black pepper and serve.
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