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Beer Battered Oysters

Beer Battered Oysters
COOK TIME
33 min
YIELDS
4 servings

Beer battered and deep fried oysters with cornichon mayonnaise is a delicious summer time snack.

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Ingredients

Oysters

24
oyster, shucked

Batter

¾
cup flour
1
egg, lightly, beaten
¼
tsp salt
2
Tbsp olive oil
1
cup beer

Cornichon Mayonnaise

2
egg, yolks
1
tsp vinegar
1 ¼
cup vegetable oil
¼
tsp cayenne pepper
2
Tbsp sweet gherkin pickle, chopped
1
Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1
Tbsp capers
1
tsp fresh tarragon, chopped
2
hard boiled egg, finely, chopped
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Directions

Step 1

Pat oysters dry.

Step 2

Working with 4 or 5 at a time, dip each oyster into batter and carefully place it into the hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 3

Turn it over half way through cooking time.

Step 4

Remove from oil, drain on paper towel and serve immediately with Cornichon Mayonnaise.

Step 5

Place flour, egg, salt and olive oil in a bowl.

Step 6

Lightly mix together while adding the beer.

Step 7

Mix only until incorporated.

Step 8

Set aside for about 30 minutes to rest.

Step 9

In a bowl whisk egg yolk until creamy. Continue whisking while adding vinegar.

Step 10

Keep whisking while slowly adding olive oil.

Step 11

Make sure the oil emulsifies.

Step 12

Mix the rest of the ingredients into mayonnaise. Check the seasoning.

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