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Beignets d’Huîtres au Champagne
(Oyster Beignets in a Champagne Batter)

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Ingredients

1 cup flour

½ cup cornstarch

1 cup Champagne

24 local oysters

Canola oil, for frying

Salt and pepper

1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Mix flour and cornstarch together. Add Champagne to make batter.
  2. Shuck oysters and add to batter.
  3. Heat oil to 350 degrees.
  4. Drop battered oysters into hot oil and fry until golden, about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve with lemon wedges.
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