Recipe

Deep-fried oysters with chilli dressing

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Makes 24 Item
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Ingredients

Deep-fried oysters with chilli dressing
  • 24 oysters on the half shell
  • 1/3 cup (55g) cornmeal
  • vegetable oil, for deep-frying
Chilli dressing
  • 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Method

Deep-fried oysters with chilli dressing
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 150°C (130°C fan-forced). Remove oysters from shells. Wash shells, place on oven tray, heat 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Toss oysters in cornmeal. Heat oil in large saucepan; deep-fry oysters, in batches, until browned lightly. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve oysters in hot shells; drizzle with chilli dressing.
  • 3
    To make chilli dressing; combine ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well.

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