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Oyster Fritters

No recipe image available.For best results, don't over-crowd the pan when frying these tasty oyster fritters.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 quart shucked oysters, chopped and liquor reserved
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup pancake mix
1 large egg
1/4 cup (2 ounces) half-and-half
Vegetable oil or shortening, for frying

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix together the egg, salt, pepper, baking powder, and pancake mix, add half and half and stir until smooth.
  2. Add the chopped oysters and liquor and mix well.
  3. In an iron, or heavy skillet, heat enough oil or shortening to so that it measures about 1/2-inch deep.
  4. Drop the batter by spoonfuls in the hot shortening, cook until golden brown, turning over once.
  5. Serve hot with cocktail sauce or desired condiment.

Makes 10 to 12 fritters.