Curacha with Oyster Sauce

SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce


  • 4 cups (1000ml) Water
  • 1 1/2 kilo (1500g) Curacha, cleaned
  • 1/4 cup (10g) Spring onion, sliced, 2-inches long
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Ginger, crushed
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Salt
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup (25g) Celery, sliced, 2-inches long
  • 4 packs (120g) SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps. (30g) Tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups (312.5ml) Water
  • 1/8 tsp. (1g) Salt
  • 4 tsps. (20g) White sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. (1g) Black pepper, ground
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. (5g) Spring onion, chopped


  1. BOIL. In a large pot with water, add curacha, spring onion, garlic, ginger, and salt. Boil for 15-20 minutes. Once cooked, slice curacha in half lengthwise and set aside.
  2. SAUTE. Melt butter onto pan and saute garlic, ginger, celery for 2 minutes. Add SARSAYA®, tomato sauce, water, salt, sugar, and pepper. Add halved curachas onto pot followed by lemon juice. Mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. SERVE. Transfer onto a serving plate. Garnish with spring onions and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

If more sauce is desired, you may tweak the recipe by adding 1 cup of lime soda. Thicken the sauce by adding slurry (cornstarch dissolved in water).

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 8 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 pc. with 2 Tbsps. Sauce (250 grams)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Curacha and shellfishes are rich in Iodine which is important for regulating a normal metabolism.


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