Hot Oyster Balls
|Oysters||1 Pint, drained|
|Fat||2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)|
|Grated onion||1 Teaspoon|
|Minced parsley||1 Teaspoon|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Tabasco sauce/1 pinch cayenne||1 Dash|
|Dry bread crumbs||1 Tablespoon|
Pour boiling water over oysters; drain well.
Add onion, parsley and bread crumbs; season to taste.
Blend with 1 beaten egg and butter; chill.
Shape into tiny balls; roll in remaining beaten egg and fine crumbs.
Fry in deep hot fat at 360 degrees until browned; drain on absorbent paper.
Serve hot on toothpicks.