Fried Oyster Cakes


  • 1 pint of shucked select oysters, drained and juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup of bread crumbs
  • 1 tbs mayonnaise
  • 3 scallions, sliced thinly, white and green parts
  • 1/2 cup corn meal
  • 1 tbs old bay seasoning
  • fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • canola oil for frying
This is a unique spin on fried oysters that is absolutely delicious.

  • Over a large bowl drain the oysters through a wire mesh strainer. Reserve liquid for another use.(seafood chowder or gumbo etc. liquid may be frozen)
  • Cut the oysters into 1/8 inch chunks and place in a bowl.
  • Add the bread crumbs, scallions, old bay, mayonnaise, and pepper and mix well
  • Form the oyster mixture into golf ball sized cakes then dredge in corn meal.
  • Place dredged oyster cakes in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Fill a saute pan with enough oil to be 2 inches deep.
  • Heat oil to 365 degrees and fry cakes turning once until golden brown.
  • Serve with tartar or cocktail sauce.
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