Vitamins and Minerals

Oysters contain extremely high levels of the following Vitamins and Minerals: Zinc, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Vitamin D.


Weight Loss

Oysters contain extremely low calories relative to their serving size. This makes them a favourite amongst people seeking to reduce their weight, without compromising on nutrient intake.


Protein Content

The importance of protein in the human body cannot be overstated. Oysters are a very rich source of protein, meaning they boost and enhance the metabolic system.


Aphrodisiac

The zinc level in oysters is sky high. Zinc increases sexual function and libido in men and women. It can help with men who suffer from erectile dysfunction by increasing testosterone levels.


Heart Health

Oysters have high levels of Omega 3 fatty acids. This helps reduce the build up of cholesterol and increases the overall health of cardiac activity. The rich magnesium and potassium content in oysters helps reduce blood pressure.


Fast Healing

The high levels of zinc in oysters means wounds and ailments will heal faster than normal. The immune system is given an overall boost.

Recipes

Carlingford Oyster Recipe for Raw Oysters on the Half Shell
Raw Oysters on the Half Shell

Ingredients:
12 oysters
Crushed ice or rock salt
Cucumber Mignonette

Directions:
Scrub the oysters under cold water with a stiff brush to remove the dirt, especially in the hinge area where mud has a tendency to get trapped. Next, find a durable thick...

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Carlingford Oyster Recipe for Seafood Chowder
Seafood Chowder

Ingredients:
25 g butter
1 small onion, diced
1 leek, trimmed and diced
1 small carrot, diced
3 potatoes, cubed
50 g smoked salmon, thinly sliced
120 ml dry white wine
450 ml fish stock or water
225 g mixed fresh fish fillets (skinned and cut into...

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Carlingford Oyster Recipe for Seafood Pasta
Seafood Pasta

Ingredients:
12 oysters
Crushed ice or rock salt
Cucumber Mignonette

Directions:
Scrub the oysters under cold water with a stiff brush to remove the dirt, especially in the hinge area where mud has a tendency to get trapped. Next, find a durable thick...

Full Recipe
Carlingford Oyster Recipe
Some more Raw Oysters

Ingredients:
12 oysters
Crushed ice or rock salt
Cucumber Mignonette

Directions:
Scrub the oysters under cold water with a stiff brush to remove the dirt, especially in the hinge area where mud has a tendency to get trapped. Next, find a durable thick...

Full Recipe