To make the breading, mix all dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Sandwich a layer of live oysters between two (2) beds of ice. I’ve never met anything I didn’t like with a gorgeous crisp coat of bread crumbs , I tried oysters before and could not get into them. If using fresh oysters you just shucked, disregard. Pan-Fried Oysters (printable recipe) (Serves 2…but barely for real oyster lovers!) I love fried oysters but had never tried frying them myself before. They’re available at most grocery stores in the seafood department. Place them deep side down (to retain their juices). NOTE: An easy way to coat the oysters with the bread crumbs is to place the crumbs in a resealable plastic bag, add egg-dipped oysters, seal bag, and then gently shake. Read on for relevant information and step by step pictures of the workflow (2 mins), seasonings – salt and pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne (optional). Do not overcook or overcrowd in frying pan. Heat the oil over medium heat until it’s hot. Mix flour and Panko bread crumbs (in the South they use cornmeal). The jars indicate whether the oysters are Extra Small, Small, or Medium. Place shucked oysters in a colander to drain. Garnish with lemon wedges. If you want to turn your fried oysters into more of a meal than an appetizer you can always assemble a po boy sandwich or eat them with a salad (Caesar is our favorite choice). Also, instructions re: heat level and browning time would be helpful. Love all sorts of seafood, but these not so much. Learn how your comment data is processed. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. As much as we love beer batters, when it comes to pan frying oysters we prefer to bread them. Edited March 20, 2010–Same recipe, new photos because I had much better-looking oysters this time. TIP: Make sure the oil in your frying pan is a tad deeper, about 1 inch. Combine the flour, salt, and cayenne pepper. Fry for about 1-2 minutes per side depending on the oysters size until they turn golden brown. It is about as idyllic as sitting under the shade of a walnut tree in a Bavarian beer garden. With over thirty-five years of combined chef and avid home cook experience between us we have you covered! 65 yrs old and they are a hit!! Sign up for the Recipe of the Day Newsletter Privacy Policy, Our Make-Ahead Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner. We are the Perrines - Milena and Chris. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. DELICIOUS-followed by mu oyster shooters!! 4. Sometimes people have issues with the softer texture of the oysters underneath the crunchy casing or sometimes the oysters are simply too large to firm up entirely during pan frying. Remove, let cool off a bit and follow the recipe. The panko did not stick to the oysters and the finished product looked nothing like the photo above. Your choice! Put just enough olive oil in a large skillet to cover the bottom. Pan-frying gives these oysters a crispy breading and light taste. With a squirt of lemon and cold beer, I’m pretty sure I would change my mind , Yes, oysters are definitely not everyone’s cup of tea! Like Dawn, when I’ve eaten oysters in the past I just couldn’t get on board. Olive oil. Fill a large frying pan with 1/2” of vegetable oil. TO FRY OYSTERS: Heat frying oil in deep pan to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from frying pan and serve immediately. Copyright © 2002-2019 RealCajunRecipes.com. Drain the oysters. Canned Oysters don't hold a candle to fresh ones, but sometimes you take what you can get, when you don't live near the coast. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan (I like to use my cast-iron frying pan) to 370 degrees F. or until quite hot. Step 3. You don’t mention cleaning the oysters…are they ready right out of the jar? RealCajunRecipes.com is devoted to building the largest and most accurate collection of Cajun recipes handed down from one Cajun cook to another. Guess I’ll find out. Were excellent. In a medium saute pan, over high heat, heat oil and add oysters. Rolled Fillets of Chicken with Pork and Rosemary Filling →, Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad With Feta Dressing, epicurious (Recipes from Gourmet & Bon Appetit), A Quick Trip to New Jersey and New York City, Trip to California and up the California and Oregon coasts. Arrange them onto a pan sheet. Do not overcrowd the pan. Have a serving platter ready with several lemon wedges, dips, sauces, coleslaw (if serving). In fact pan frying oysters is a great way to eat store bought shucked oysters. To start prepare an egg wash by whisking together eggs, flavorful beer (our favorite way, but you can substitute with milk), salt and pepper, garlic and onion powder and cayenne pepper (optional). Yes, they are clean and ready to go from the jar. The colder the oyster, the easier it is to shuck. It has not been tested for home use. Pan Fried Oysters produce a delightfully fresh tasting oyster within a crispy light crust. Dip oysters in egg wash, coat in breading mixture and slide into the hot oil. (deployads = window.deployads || []).push({}); Pan Fried Oysters produce a delightfully fresh tasting oyster within a crispy light crust. Combine the ketchup and wasabi horseradish together, to taste, mix well then set aside to allow flavors to mingle. Run the corn flakes through a food processor until just ground. Maybe I should double or triple this? Pan fried oysters encased in a crunchy, golden brown mantle. Also prepare a paper towel lined plate to drain the fried oysters for a minute before you transfer them to the serving platter. Serve immediately with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce. Place them deep side down (to retain their juices) in an open container. Mix the flour and Panko bread crumbs in another bowl. This is the method to use if you plan on using the fresh oysters soon. Absolutely. Fill a large frying pan with 1/2” of vegetable oil. Step 4. Place into the HOT skillet. About ¼ cup flour. Working in small batches, first coat the dried oysters in the flour and bread crumb mixture. Making some at home doesn’t require much effort, just a bit of organization. Coat the oysters in the breading and set aside for a few minutes on a paper towel. * Learn How To Shuck Oysters. Excellent recipe. Makes a wonderful first course for your dinner party or just as a treat for your oyster lovers! Dredge the oysters in the flour mixture and put them on a rack for a few minutes. Share it on Pinterest or leave a review below. This recipe did not work for me at all. Combine the panko seasonings with fresh parsley, garlic powder, and sea salt & freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Dredge oysters in beaten egg, then place in breading mix 1 at a time. Chris usually makes us extra crispy Panko fried oysters and the contrast between the crunchy outside and the soft inside is just perfect.