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Hangtown Pie

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Ingredients
  Baked 8 inch pie shell 8
  Oysters 12 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  Dry bread crumbs/Cracker meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lard 2 Tablespoon (Bacon Fat)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Cream 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Minced chives 2 Tablespoon
Directions

If pie shell is cold, place on a cooky sheet in a moderate oven (350°) while preparing other ingredients.
Roll oysters in flour, dip them in egg and water mixture, and then roll in crumbs.
Fry in a mixture of the butter and lard until golden brown on both sides.
Blend slightly beaten eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and chives.
Melt the 2 tablespoons butter in a small frying pan, add egg mixture, and scramble until eggs are set.
Spread scrambled eggs in bottom of pie shell.
Arrange oysters on top.
Cut in wedges, serve on hot plates, and garnish with lemon wedges and pickles, if you wish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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