Beer Batter Fried Oysters
- 1 pint oysters
- ½ cup flour
- 6 tablespoons beer, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
- 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
- oil for frying
In a small bowl, combine flour, beer, oil, salt and pepper. Fold in egg whites. Roll oysters in batter. Fry in deep fat at 375° F until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes or until done.
DID YOU KNOW?
October is oyster month for NC. Wild oyster season is October 15 through April, while farmed oysters are available year-round!