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Pan-Fried Oysters

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Category: Scottish

 Ingredients List

  • 20 Oysters; shucked (20 to 24)
  • Salt and white pepper to
  • -taste
  • 1 Lemon; juice of
  • 1 ds Worcestershire sauce
  • Flour
  • 5 Eggs
  • 4 tb Whipping cream
  • 1 oz Parmesan cheese; grated
  • 1/4 ts Garlic; finely chopped
  • 1 pn Ground nutmeg
  • 1 pn Paprika
  • 1 pn Mace
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 1/8 pt Vegetable oil
  • 4 oz Plus 2 tbsps butter
  • 3 tb Chopped scallions
  • 4 Lemons; cut in wedges


If using fresh oysters, shuck and discard shells.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Sprinkle with lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce, dredge in flour.

Mix eggs, cream, Parmesan cheese, garlic, nutmeg, paprika, mace, salt.

Coat oyster meat in batter created by 4.

Fry oysters, in 2 tbsps butter and oil for 3 - 4 minutes per side.

Remove when golden brown, drain on paper towel, set aside, keep warm.

Melt butter in a skillet.

Add scallions to skillet, stir to coat with butter, pour over oysters.

Garnish with lemon wedges.

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