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Mardi Gras Pan-Fried Oyster BLT

Our version of an oyster po’ boy includes crisp applewood smoked bacon and a tomato salad.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 10m

    Cook Time

  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 24 Louisiana oysters, freshly shucked
  • 4 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Seasoned Fish Fri®
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered Substitutions available
    • cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh chives
  • 8 leaves Bibb lettuce
  • 1 loaf New Orleans-style French bread, cut into 4 (6-inch) pieces and lightly toasted
  • 8 slices applewood smoked bacon, crisply cooked
  • 2 tablespoons ZATARAIN'S® Creole Mustard

Instructions

  • Pour oil into deep fryer or large heavy skillet, filling no more than 1/3 full. Heat to 375°F on medium heat.

  • Season oysters with salt and pepper. Dip into egg whites then coat in Fish-Fri.

  • Fry oysters in batches about 30 seconds or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

  • Season tomatoes with salt and pepper. Toss with olive oil, vinegar and chives. Spread bread with Creole mustard. Top with lettuce, tomato mixture, bacon and fried oysters.

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