Fried Oysters Recipe

Fried Oysters Recipe
Staff Writer

While oysters are certainly an acquired taste, when fried they're just about perfect for anyone. 

12
Servings
133
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups cornmeal
  • 1 Cup club soda
  • 12 oysters, Blue Point preferred

Directions

In a bowl place cormeal and club soda. Stir ingredients together until it's thick. Dip oyster in mix to coat. Immediately place oyster in 350º oil until it's crispy. Serve hot with Tabasco or aioli.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
3g
7%
Calcium, Ca
3mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
19µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
45mg
14%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
118mg
17%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
6mg
0%
Water
19g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Oyster Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Oyster Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.