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    Canned oysters in water!

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    Yes!! Sooooo affordable, Primal and satisfying as well as richly delicious. I quit eating them because they always seemed to be in bad oils. Now I've found them in water! I drink the water! It's a win!

    Anybody know where all the zinc goes when they can it? Cooked away?

    Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Mollusks, oyster, eastern, canned

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    Minerals are not heat sensitive like vitamins, so Zn content would be similar to raw. (Some would transfer to cooking liquid.) I don't think Zn is usually listed on nutritional data . . .

    How do you eat them?

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    They are super high in zinc. I think you'd want to be careful not to do it every day or you could zinc overload - you get 10x your RDA in one can: Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Mollusks, oyster, eastern, canned
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    Trader Joes has smoked oysters in olive oil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shrona View Post
    Minerals are not heat sensitive like vitamins, so Zn content would be similar to raw. (Some would transfer to cooking liquid.) I don't think Zn is usually listed on nutritional data . . .

    How do you eat them?
    I take an 8 oz can and scramble them with about 6 eggs and some chopped cilantro and onions. Fry in butter and serve with fish sauce for seasoning. Chinese style fritata :P

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    Oh, ha ha. I'm definitely not afraid of zinc. Good looking out, though.

    I'll check out the Joe's oysters, but have a feeling they'll cost more.

    Nice recipe!

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