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Fried Oysters with Lime and Cilantro Avocado Sauce

Fried Oysters with Lime and Cilantro Avocado Sauce


Lime and Cilantro Avocado Sauce:
8 sprigs cilantro
1 clove garlic
1 avocado, halved, pitted and peeled
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 Tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Fried Oysters:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 pints raw oysters, drained
Vegetable oil for frying
French baguette, sliced into 1/4-inch thick pieces
Diced tomatoes, if desired


  1. For Lime and Cilantro Avocado Sauce - Using S-blade, add cilantro and garlic clove food chopper bowl. Cover and pulse until finely minced.
  2. Add avocado, mayonnaise, lime juice, dried red pepper, salt and pepper. Pulse until mixture is well blended.
    Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. For Fried Oysters - Heat oil in deep fryer to 350°F.
  4. In large resealable plastic bag, add flour, cornmeal, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Seal bag and shake.
  5. Add half of the oysters to bag. Seal and shake until oysters are coated.
  6. Place a single layer of oysters in deep fryer basket. Carefully lower basket into hot oil and cook until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining oysters.
  7. Top a bread slice with Lime and Cilantro Avocado Sauce, Creamy Coleslaw, two oysters and drizzle with sauce. Sprinkle with tomato and cilantro before serving.

Serves: 6-8

Course: Main Course, Appetizers

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This recipe makes a great appetizer for a get-together or could be served as a part of a main course for dinner.

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