Batter fried oysters

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ \N Dozen medium-sized oysters; freshly shucked
\N \N Vegetable oil for deep frying
2 \N Eggs
2 tablespoons Water
\N \N Horseradish sauce to taste
1½ cup Flour
1½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
⅛ teaspoon Cayenne

Drain oysters. Preheat oil in deep fryer to 375ø. Combine eggs, water and horseradish sauce. Combine flour, salt, pepper and cayenne in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Dip oysters in egg mixture, then in seasoned flour to coat.

Place side by side but not touching on a platter and allow to dry for a few minutes. When ready to fry the oysters, dip again in seasoned flour. Fry in batches of 6 to 8 until golden brown (about 3 minutes). Drain oysters by placing on a platter lined with paper towels. Can be set in a 200ø oven until ready to serve. Yield: 4 servings.

From <Traditions:ATasteoftheGoodLife>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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