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Oyster Po' Boy

A hearty sandwich that has roots in New Orleans

Course: Main Course, sandwich
Cuisine: Cajun
Keyword: buns, green tomato, oyster, pickles
Servings: 4 people
Author: HelenFern
  • 1 dozen fresh oysters, shucked
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, crushed
  • 4 buns hot dog buns are good - or outdoor rolls)
  • 4 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Lettuce
  • tomato slices
  • pickle slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  1. Butter the inside of the buns and toast in the oven or on the grill. 

  2. Sprinkle the oysters with salt, pepper and smoked paprika, then gently toss.

  3. Melt the butter in a heavy skillet and add the garlic. Stir until the garlic is starting to turn golden. 

  4. Add the oysters and cook, stirring constantly until the oysters begin to brown.

  5. On each bun place 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise, tomatoes, pickle slices and lettuce.

  6. Top the buns with oysters and eat while they are hot! Creamy, briny and rich flavors burst in your mouth.