Stuffed and deep-fried dried oysters

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ pounds Dried oysters
¼ pounds Shrimp
¼ pounds Lean pork
1 slice Fresh ginger root
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Sugar
2 teaspoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Sherry
1 Egg
Cracker meal
Oil for deep-frying

1. Soak dried oysters.

2. Shell and devein shrimp. Mince or grind pork, shrimp and ginger root; then combine with salt, sugar, soy sauce and sherry. Mix well.

3. Cut each oyster lengthwise in half. Spread 1 tablespoon shrimp-pork mixture on one oyster half. Top, sandwich-style, with the second half.

4. Beat egg lightly. Dip stuffed oyster in egg; then dredge in cracker meal (or fine bread crumbs).

5. Meanwhile heat oil. Add stuffed oysters a few at a time and deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper toweling and serve.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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