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Deep Fried Bacon Wrapped Oysters

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Ingredients
  Oysters 12
  Fresh ginger slice 1
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Mixed nutmeats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bacon strips 3
  Smoked ham 3 Tablespoon
  Scallion stalks 2
  Egg 1
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Lettuce head 1⁄2
  Lemon wedges 3
  Chinese parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Shell oysters. Mince ginger root; then combine with soy sauce and sherry. Add to oysters and let stand 15 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain, discarding marinade.
2. Meanwhile crush nutmeats almost to a powder. Cut each bacon strip crosswise in 4 sections. Sliver smoked ham. Cut scallion stalks in 1/2 inch sections.
3. Dip each oyster in crushed nutmeats; then top with a few ham slivers and a piece of scallion. Wrap oysters in bacon sections.
4. Beat egg lightly and blend to a batter with flour, salt and pepper. Dip wrapped oysters in batter to coat.
5. Meanwhile heat oil. Add oysters, a few at a time, and deep-fry until crisp and golden. Drain on paper toweling.
6. Arrange on a bed of shredded lettuce. Garnish with lemon wedges and Chinese parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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