Cornmeal Fried Oysters with Blue Cheese Dressing

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Recipe CategoriesAppetizers & Snacks Fish & Seafood

Ingredients

Blue Cheese Dressing

1Cupmayonnaise
4Ounceblue cheese, crumbled
1⁄2Cupsour cream
1⁄4Cupbuttermilk or regular milk
3Tablespoonrice wine vinegar
1Dashworchestershire sauce
 Eachfreshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Oysters

1Quartfresh oysters, shucked
 Eachvegetable oil, for frying
1Cupcornmeal
1Cupinstant cornbread mix
 Eachsalt & pepper, to taste

Instructions

Blue Cheese Dressing

  1. Mix all the blue cheese dressing ingredients together; mix well.
  2. Cover and chill.

Oysters

  1. Heat a cast-iron skillet or thick bottom saute pan.
  2. Add enough vegetable oil for a shallow fry (about 1-1 1/2").
  3. Mix the cornmeal, cornbread mix, salt and pepper in a wide shallow bowl.
  4. Remove oysters from their liquid and roll each in cornbread mix, coating well.
  5. Fry oysters in hot oil and drain on paper towels or a rack set over a sheet pan.
  6. Lightly salt each oysters and serve hot with homemade blue cheese dressing.

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