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Stir-fried Tuatua

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Ang Sarap Original


Stir-fried Tuatua is a tasty seafood dish made with New Zealand tuatua, garlic, ginger, butter, and oyster sauce


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  • 1 kg tuatua clams, scrubbed clean
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, julienned
  • 2 stalks spring onions, chopped (white and greens separated)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 red chillies, thinly sliced (optional)


  1. In a wok or large pan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, and white sections of spring onions and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the cleaned tuatuas to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until they start to open up.
  4. Add oyster sauce and chillies (if using) and stir-fry for another minute.
  5. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot.