Oyster Po’ Boys

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The soft interior and crackly crust of French bread is perfect for this sandwich.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 quart small fresh shucked oysters, drained
  • 4 crusty French bread rolls
  • 1 cup rémoulade sauce
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, cayenne, and salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Pat each oyster dry with a paper towel. Dip them in cornmeal mixture, and then lay gently into the skillet.
  • Fry oysters in batches until golden brown, turning once, about 5 minutes total. Set aside to dry on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  • Spread rolls with rémoulade sauce. Add oysters, and then top with lettuce and tomato.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 quart small fresh shucked oysters, drained
  • 4 crusty French bread rolls
  • 1 cup rémoulade sauce
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, cayenne, and salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Pat each oyster dry with a paper towel. Dip them in cornmeal mixture, and then lay gently into the skillet.
  • Fry oysters in batches until golden brown, turning once, about 5 minutes total. Set aside to dry on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  • Spread rolls with rémoulade sauce. Add oysters, and then top with lettuce and tomato.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories460
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium1210mg
Total Carbohydrate49g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars1g
Protein20g