Usher in the Lunar New Year with this traditional Ho See Fatt Choy (Braised Oysters and Sea Moss) dish for a prosperous new year. It is full of delicious umami flavor. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com
Ho See Fatt Choy (Braised Oysters and Sea Moss)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Usher in the lunar new year with this traditional Ho See Fatt Choy (Braised Oysters and Sea Moss) dish for a prosperous new year. It is full of delicious umami flavor.

Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • ½ lb dried oysters (225g)
  • 0.35 oz dried sea moss (10g)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • Salt (optional)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (optional)
Instructions
  1. Soak dried oysters in warm water for 30 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and drain.
  2. Soak sea moss in a strainer over a bowl of water for 30 minutes. When sea moss is rehydrated, rinse thoroughly in the strainer under running water. Drain.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan. Sauté garlic for 30 seconds.
  4. Add oysters and stir to coat with oil until fragrant.
  5. Pour in 1½ cups (360ml) water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Open the lid and do a taste test. Add a little salt if needed and soy sauce if desired.
  7. Add sea moss. Cover and continue to cook for another 15 to 20 minutes. Add a little water whenever necessary to allow it to continue simmering. Turn off stove.
  8. Serve warm with rice.