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Oyster Fritters

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Ingredients
  Flour 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Beer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Vegetable shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Oysters 24
  Lemon wedges 4
Directions

Sift 1/2 cup flour and salt into mixing bowl; stir in butter and egg, using wooden spoon.
Add beer gradually; mix until batter is almost smooth.
Do not overmix.
Let batter rest at room temperature for about 1 hour.
Beat egg white until stiff; fold into batter gently, blending well.
Heat shortening in deep fat fryer to 375 degrees.
Dip oysters into remaining flour; shake off excess flour.
Dip into batter; let excess batter drain off.
Fry oysters, five or six at a time, for 3 to 4 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
Drain on paper towel.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried

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