Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 mins

Posting this for a good friend that wanted my recipe!! These really are tasty lil buggers!! Came up with the idea from a box of crackers that must have been "drop-kicked" by some warehouse workers subbing it for a football! :S!! The crackers were pretty broken up, so made the best of them!! LOL!! Enjoy!! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) containerselect raw oysters
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 cup finely crushed Chicken In A Biscuit crackers, more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • seafood cocktail sauce


  1. Pour oysters into a colander, rinse gently with cold water, drain.
  2. Carefully pat oysters dry on paper towel a few at a time.
  3. Dip oysters into beaten egg, let excess drip off, then into cracker crumbs, set on plate. Repeat til all are coated.
  4. Place in fridge, or cook now.
  5. Put oils and butter in pan and heat to med-high heat.
  6. Carefully place oysters into hot oil.
  7. Cook til golden brown on both sides turning only once as breading and oysters are delicate. About 3-4 minutes TOTAL if using medium-sized oysters. Watch them carefully!
  8. Place on paper towels to drain.
  9. Serve with your favorite sauce such as cocktail, tartar or Ranch dressing.
  10. Serves about 2.
Most Helpful

Great recipe. Quick and easy too. Thanks for posting.

gwynn September 27, 2012

Oh yes!! These were fantastic! I fellowed the recipe extactly. I usually have a hard time with frying oysters but these were great. Love the crackers and the hint of butter too. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe Kelly! Its a keeper for sure! :)

Marsha D. April 13, 2006