Recipe: Chili Fried Gulf Oysters

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Fried Oysters
3 mugs Chili Corn Sauce
Vegetable oil
3 mugs Texas pleasant potatoes, julienned
3/4 cup cornmeal or Masa Harina
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Creole fish and shellfish seasoning, split evenly
36 Texas oysters

Chili Corn Sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4 mug Texas onion, julienned
3/4 mug Texas poblano pepper, julienned
3/4 cup Texas red pepper, julienned
1 1/2 cups fresh Texas corn kernels
1/2 cup tequila
1 1/2 mugs light whipping cream
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp chili powder
Salt and black pepper

Prepare Chili Corn Sauce; reserve as well as maintain warmer.

Heat concerning 2 inches of oil to 325 degrees F in a deep fat fryer. Fry wonderful potatoes up until crisp, drain on paper towels as well as reserve.

Combine cornmeal, flour and also 1 tbsp fish and shellfish spices in a tool dish. Period oysters with remaining tablespoon of seafood flavoring, dig up in flour mix, and fry in sets of 9 oysters at a time up until crisp. Get rid of oysters and also spray with a little additional fish and shellfish seasoning; drainpipe on paper towels on a rack. Keep warm.

Ladle 1/2 mug Chili Corn Sauce in facility of each plate. Edge sauce with 6 oysters. Top the sauce with a mound of fried sweet potatoes.

Warmth oil in a medium-size frying pan over medium-high heat. Include onion, poblano and red peppers, and corn; sauté till veggies hurt. Deglaze pan with tequila and also cook until liquid is minimized by half. Add lotion, cumin, chili powder; cook till minimized sufficient to coat the rear of a spoon. Period with salt and pepper. Reserve and keep warm up until prepared to make use of.

A Texas Semillon or Sauvignon Blanc is a great enhancement to this spicy recipe.