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Deep-Fried Oysters

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 24 -(up to)
  • 30 Oysters
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Or
  • 2 Scallions
  • Batter
  • Oil for deep-frying


1. Shell oysters; then season lightly with salt and pepper. Mince

2. Coat oysters with any of the batter combinations listed below.

3. Heat oil. Add oysters, a few at a time, and deep-fry until golden. Drain
on paper toweling. Garnish with scallions and serve. VARIATIONS:

1. Instead of seasoning the oysters with salt and pepper, toss them in a
mixture of 1 tablespoon sherry and 1 teaspoon salt. Then coat with batter.

2. In step 2, add the minced scallions to the batter mixture. BATTERS FOR
DEEP-FRIED OYSTERS: a. 1 egg, 1/2 cup flour, 1 cup water. b. 1 cup flour, 2
teaspoons baking powder, 3/4 cup water. c. 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking
powder, 4 tablespoons cornstarch, 1 tablespoon lard, 3/4 cup water.

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