Oyster Po Boys

Bottom to top: Oyster Poor Boy, Cole Slaw Vinaigrette

Bottom to top: Oyster Poor Boy, Cole Slaw Vinaigrette


Makes 4 sandwiches


Spicy Mayonnaise
3/4 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup oil for frying
2 pints shucked oysters, drained
4 French bread rolls,* split
Lettuce leaves
Tomato slices

*Substitute French bread loaf, split and cut into 4-inch lengths, for French bread rolls.


  1. Prepare Spicy Mayonnaise; cover and set aside.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt and pepper in shallow bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Pat oysters dry with paper towels. Dip oysters in cornmeal mixture to coat.
  4. Fry in batches 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Spread rolls with Spicy Mayonnaise; fill with lettuce, tomatoes and oysters.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich with 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
Calories 855
Calories from Fat 56 %
Total Fat 54 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 101 mg
Carbohydrate 69 g
Fiber 7 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 1,799 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 4.5
Meat 2
Fat 9

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