Oyster Fritters Recipe

Fritters is a traditional southern dish. This oyster fritters recipe is very good made with a homemade batter.

48 shucked oysters with liquid

6 eggs, beaten

4 tablespoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon of oregano

1 teaspoon of crushed black pepper

2 teaspoons of hot sauce or Tabasco

2 cups of all purpose flour

1 cup of milk

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1/4 teaspoon of old bay seasoning

4 tablespoons of unsalted butter

1/2 cup of vegetable or peanut oil

Melt the butter in a large pan on medium heat. Saute the oysters about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the oysters from the pan and cut them into quarter pieces.

In another large pan, preheat a skillet to high heat and add the 1/2 cup of oil.

While the oil is heating up, mix all the other ingredients into a bowl including the liquid from the oysters. You can control the thickness of the fritter batter by adding additional oyster liquid. Place the quartered oysters into the batter.

Drop about a tablespoon of batter for each fritter into the pre-heated oil and fry the fritters until they are golden brown in color. Serve immediately.

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