French Quarter Oyster Sandwich
|Shucked oysters||1⁄2 Pint|
|All purpose flour||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Fine dry bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted|
|French bread loaf||1 Small|
Drain oysters; dry with paper toweling.
In a bowl combine flour, salt, and pepper.
Coat oysters with flour mixture.
Dip oysters into a mixture of egg and water; roll in bread crumbs.
In skillet fry oysters in half the melted butter till golden, about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, remove a thin slice from top of bread.
Hollow out loaf, leaving about 1/2 inch bread on all sides.
Brush with remaining melted butter; bake at 400° till golden, about 5 minutes.
Fill with the fried oysters.
Top with bread top.