Fried Oysters

These oysters fry in a flash and only require 5 ingredients.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Fry: 2 Minutes


Vegetable oil
1 (12-oz.) can evaporated milk
1 large egg
2 pt. fresh oysters, drained
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour


1. Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 360º. Whisk together milk, egg, and 1/4 cup water in a large bowl.

2. Rinse oysters, and pat dry. Sprinkle oysters with seasoned salt. Dredge oysters in flour; dip in milk mixture, and dredge in flour again. Fry oysters, in batches, in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Spring Creek Restaurant, Spring Creek, Florida,

Southern Living

August 2009
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