This single fried oysters recipe includes an egg wash and seasoned coating.


18-24 oysters depending on size, in their own juice
1 egg, beaten
dash of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon yellow or spicy brown mustard
seafood breader mix OR flour with a dash of salt and pepper


  1. Rinse oysters in their own juice; drain.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet on relatively high heat and add enough cooking oil to cover the bottom of the pan.
  3. Dip each oyster in beaten egg.
  4. Shake oysters in a bag filled with the breader mix or seasoned flour.
  5. Fry oysters until brown and then carefully flip once.

Serve hot with small rolls. If desired, add ketchup, mustard, tarter sauce or cocktail sauce.

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

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