Oyster Cakes

Golden-browned to perfection, Mississippi Gulf Oysters take the traditional seafood cake to new levels of elegance.

TIME: 75 minutes

SERVES: 4

SEASON: spring, summer, fall, winter

METHOD: fry

INGREDIENTS:

• 12oz Mississippi Gulf oysters, drained and chopped

• 1 each egg, lightly beaten

• 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

• 1 tsp lemon juice

• 1 tsp seafood seasoning

• 1 tsp dried parsley

• 1/4 tsp dry mustard

• 1 Tbsp mayonnaise

• 1 tsp prepared mustard

• 1/4 cup cracker crumbs or breadcrumbs

• 2 Tbsp olive oil

DIRECTIONS: 

1. In a mixing bowl, combine egg, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, seafood seasoning, parsley, dry mustard, mayonnaise and prepared mustard.

2. Add oysters and cracker crumbs to the mixture.

3. Shape into 8 patties and chill 1hour.

4. Sauté́́ the cakes in olive oil on both sides until golden brown.

Note: patties can also be put under the broiler until golden brown on each side.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with chopped salad loaded with vegetables.

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