Oysters, Three Ways

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READY IN: 12mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Fried Oyster:
  • Mix buttermilk and hot sauce. Shuck a fresh, local oyster and drench it in the mixture.
  • Make butter from AP flour and cornmeal, then toss the drenched oysters in the batter.
  • Flash fry the oysters in very hot oil until they are golden brown. Dust them with salt, pepper and cayenne.
  • Serve on the half shell.
  • Top with Lemon Aioli and Fried Garnish.
  • Lemon Aioli:
  • In a bowl add mayonnaise, lemon zest and salt, pepper, mix together.
  • Fried Garnish:
  • Drain capers and fry in a hot oil for a few minutes.
  • Finally add few slices of pickled pearl onion and some tarragon.
  • Grilled Oyster:
  • In a bowl add 1 cup of softened butter, add lime juice, green chopped onions and hot sauce. Mix together and add a teaspoon of chili lime butter mixture to oysters.
  • Place Oyster on the hot grill until butter melts.
  • Add green onions as garnish.
  • Raw Oyster:
  • Add few drops of hot sauce, green onion oil, salt and pepper, a little bit of caviar and finish it with fresh dill.
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