Deep Fried Oysters

Total Time

20 Minutes

Servings

4

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces shucked oysters, drained
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup fine bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Heat deep fryer to 190°C.
  2. Combine flour, salt and black pepper. Dredge oysters in flour mixture, dip in egg and roll in bread crumbs.
  3. Carefully slide oysters into hot oil. Cook five at a time until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Drain briefly on paper towels. Serve hot.