Fried Oysters Wrapped in Bacon

“Elegant prelude to any meal”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
12 oysters
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, poach oysters in oyster liquor with bay leaf and Worcestershire sauce (about 2 minutes, until the edges of the oysters curl).
  2. Remove oysters from liquid and set aside.
  3. Discard liquid.
  4. Cut bacon strips in thirds.
  5. Wrap each oyster with bacon and fasten with a toothpick.
  6. Roll in flour, dip in eggs, and then roll in breadcrumbs.
  7. Heat oil in a 9-inch skillet.
  8. When oil smokes, reduce heat and fry oysters for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately.

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