Classic Fried Oyster Po'boy

Classic Fried Oyster Po'boy

Jazz up this classic fried oyster po'boy with a flavorful Louisiana style rémoulade sauce, or use plain mayonnaise. Either way, it is an amazing sandwich!
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a medium bowl, beat the eggs; stir in oysters and let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    In a large food storage bag, combine the cornmeal, flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, Cajun seasoning, and 1 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Step 4

    Take an oyster from the beaten egg, let excess drip off, and toss in the bag. Shake until well coated. Repeat with remaining oysters. Heat a few inches of oil in a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat until it reaches 350 F.
  5. Step 5

    Fry the oysters in batches for about 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  6. Step 6

    Split 1 roll or section; spread with mayonnaise or Louisiana rémoulade sauce, or comeback sauce. On the bottom of the roll, arrange layers of shredded lettuce, oysters, tomato slices , and dill pickle slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Repeat with remaining rolls, oysters, and filling ingredients. Enjoy.