Oysters in a jar can be found in many grocery stores year round. Serve these with mashed potatoes or grilled polenta slices for change of pace.
- 12 oz oysters, usually two 6-ounce jars
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup cornmeal
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 3 tsp vegetable oil, divided
- Rinse and drain oysters.
- Combine flour, cornmeal, salt and pepper in a small dish.
- Spray a nonstick skillet with vegetable oil spray, and then place 1 tsp (5mL) of oil in the pan. Heat pan until very hot.
- Dredge oysters, one at a time in flour mixture. Place 4 oysters in hot pan and fry until brown on one side. Turn and brown the other side. This should take only about 3 minutes per side. Remove oysters and place on a serving dish.
- Heat one more tsp (15mL) of oil in the pan and repeat the process for another 4 oysters. Repeat for the last batch.
- Serve while piping hot.
Calories from Fat 54 (26%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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