Deep Fried Oysters

Deep Fried Oysters

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"This is a very simple recipe for fried oysters. You can use the same recipe for shrimp and scallops too."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 577 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 577 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 47.9 g
  • 74%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 776 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees 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.

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  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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The batter was just too thick for us. We prefer the cornmeal/flour mixture with no egg rather just using the juice of the oysters to make the breading stick. The key to keeping the breading fr...

I tried this recipe for scallops. It is the recipe I have been looking for. I was never satisfied with any fried scallop recipe I tried. The scallops were delicious. Thanks Christine!!!!

Very delicious and easy, though a lot of the breading was leftover. Others might like to have more than 12 ounces of oysters for this recipe.