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Cajun Oven-Fried Oysters With Spicy Cocktail Sauce

Oxmoor House
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 8 oysters and 2 tablespoons sauce)
To drain well, place oysters on paper towels for a few minutes before coating with cornmeal mixture.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 2 medium oysters, drained well
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Lemon wedges (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 219
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • protein 7.8 g
  • carbohydrate 27.5 g
  • cholesterol 28 mg
  • iron 7.5 mg
  • sodium 880 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 37 %
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine ketchup and next 3 ingredients; set aside.

  3. Combine cornmeal and next 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Transfer to a plate. Add oysters in batches of 8; toss to coat completely.

  4. Coat a jelly-roll pan evenly with oil; place in oven for 3 minutes or until very hot. Arrange oysters on pan in a single layer. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes; turn and bake an additional 8 minutes or until golden. Remove oysters from pan. Serve immediately with cocktail sauce. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

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