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  • Notes: Oysters MUST be COLD. Keep in refrigerator while oil is heating.
  • Heat oil to 375 -380 degrees.
  • Shake excess breading off oysters before dropping in oil
  • Drop one at a time and do not crowd. Too many will lower oil temperture below 375 will result in oil absorption and gummy oysters. 6 or 8 at a time is maximum for most home fryers.
  • Fry only a minute or so until oyster floast to top. It's done.
  • Immediately drain on paper towels.
  • Oysters have a delicate flavor and don't need a lot of extra seasonings, which will only mask their true goodness.
  • METHOD ONE
  • Dredge oysters in cornmeal
  • shake off excess and drop one at a time into hot oil.
  • Flip once and remove when they float.
  • Remove when they float.
  • METHOD TWO
  • Mix cornmeal and corn flour in equal amounts
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper
  • shake off excess and drop one at a time into hot oil.
  • Flip once and remove when they float.
  • Remove when they float.
  • METHOD THREE
  • Dredge oysters in milk or buttermilk with one hand
  • Then with clean hand dredge in cornmeal
  • shake off excess and drop one at a time into hot oil.
  • Flip once and remove when they float.
  • Remove when they float.
  • See New Orleans Oyster Poboy recipe

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  • dvilleoysters 4 years ago
    The Best Chesapeake Bay Oysters are grown on our Rappahannock family farm!

    Quality & Sustainability
    www.deltavilleoystercompany.com
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  • borius 6 years ago
    Bravo! Oysters are one of my fave foods. I will be trying your recipies on the next batch. Also thanks for sharing the tips with all the foodies new to fried oysters. Excellent post.
    Mark
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  • robertg 6 years ago
    I use buttermilk and like the way they turn out.Will heed the tip to keep cold.Thanks for a neat post..chow
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  • hayleesgrandma 7 years ago
    This is some really good advice that I will take, thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    linebb956 ate it and said...
    I like the way that you think.. 6-12 a person! You were right our recipes are about the same.. Going to try the buttermilk trick next time. Thanks for the advice!
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  • helewes 7 years ago
    I'm drooling!
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