Video: How to Make Fried Oysters

The key to crispy and flavorful fried oysters is to season both your oysters and cornflour breading and ensure sure that your fry oil is very hot. I like to keep my oil between 390 and 400°F so they only take a few minutes to crisp up. Work in batches so you don’t crowd the pan and use a strainer to remove them from the hot oil.

I like to eat my fried oysters on a Lousianna-style po’boy sandwich with ketchup, mustard, and pickles, but you can enjoy them straight out of the pan or with any accoutrements you’d like.

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