1 qt. select oysters
1 c. water
1 egg
2 Tbsp. water
buttered bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste


Carefully look over oysters and remove any shell fragments. Pour 1 cup of water over oysters and drain. Pat dry with paper towel. Beat egg and add 2 tablespoons of water. Combine bread crumbs with salt and pepper. Dip oysters in egg mixture, then in seasoned crumbs. Repeat. Fry in deep fat at 375° to 385° for 30 to 40 minutes. Serves 2 to 4.