Recipe courtesy of Marty Hyson

Caribbean Oyster Fritters with Mango Relish

  • Level: Advanced
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
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Ingredients

Fritters: 

2 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

3 eggs beaten

2 teaspoons chopped parsley

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 cup shredded coconut

1 small red onion, chopped fine

1 pint Maryland select oysters, shucked

Vegetable oil, for frying

Relish:

1 mango, skinned, pitted, and chopped fine

1 small red onion, chopped fine 

1/2 small red bell pepper

1 lemon, juiced

1 teaspoon cilantro

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, eggs, parsley, cayenne pepper, coconut, and onion. Mix until smooth; add oysters.
  2. In a large skillet heat oil for 10 minutes. Drop fritter mix by the tablespoonful in hot oil. Fry until golden brown.
  3. Mix relish ingredients together in a bowl and chill. Serve fritters with relish.

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