Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 mins

From Southern Living. Marinate 2 hours.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine oysters and buttermilk in a large heavy-duty zip-lock plastic freezer bag.
  2. Seal bag and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. Drain oysters well.
  4. In a shallow pan, combine the flour and next 9 ingredients.
  5. Dredge oysters in flour mixture; shake off excess.
  6. Pour oil to a depth of 1 inch in a Dutch oven; heat to 370°.
  7. Fry oysters in batches, 3 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Great recipe! Nice and crispy. Thanks for posting.

gwynn June 04, 2008

The best!!! And couldn't have been easier. I enjoy these oysters with cocktail sauce, tartar sauce, and a squeeze of lemon. They're terrific in po'boys, too.

Alan in SW Florida May 15, 2006

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