Pan-Fried Oysters

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READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    dozen small fresh oysters, shucked
  • 1
    cup finely ground saltine crackers
  • 6
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain oysters; blot oysters dry on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, beat the eggs slightly.
  • Place flour and cracker crumbs on separate sheets of waxed paper.
  • Lightly coat oysters in flour; shake off the excess; dip into egg, then in crumbs, pressing crumbs to adhere.
  • Place on a sheet of waxed paper.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over med-high heat until butter is melted.
  • Add 1/3 of the oysters; saute 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Turn oysters and saute another 2 minutes.
  • Remove to a baking sheet lined with paper towels; keep warm in low oven.
  • Wipe skillet clean; fry remaining oysters in 2 batches; serve warm.
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