EASY OYSTER FRITTERS

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Easy Oyster Fritters - The Southern Lady Cooks

If you enjoy oysters you will love these easy oyster fritters. They are really good and pretty easy to make. They make a great appetizer or side dish. We love them dipped in our Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing. Not a fan of ranch these are also great dipped in our cocktail sauce. Either works great!  If you love oysters like we do you will probably need to double this recipe. They go fast!

Easy Oyster Fritters Ingredients Needed:

Fresh or canned oysters

Eggs

Black pepper

Salt

Cayenne

Onion

Garlic powder

All-purpose flour

Oil for frying

Doing some research on the oyster fritter, I found that many people like oyster fritter sandwiches. There are many different variations but I bet that would be delicious. It can be hard to find fresh oysters in certain regions, I’ve made these with canned oysters many times and they are delicious.

If you have followed our site for any amount of time you know we love all kinds of fritters. These okra fritters and corn fritters are some of our most popular.

Easy Oyster Fritters - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Easy Oyster Fritters

Easy and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Easy Oyster Fritters
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of fresh oysters or 2 (8 ounce cans) oysters, drained and rinsed, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch cayenne
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  • Whisk together flour, garlic powder, chopped onion, cayenne, salt and pepper in a bowl. Combine chopped oysters and eggs in another bowl. Mix with spoon.
  • Pour into flour mixture and mix to combine all ingredients until wet. Drop each spoonful of the mixture into hot oil and cook until brown and crispy.
  • Drain on paper towers. Makes about 12 to 15 fritters depending on the size you make them.

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