Beignets d’Huîtres au Champagne (Oyster Beignets in a Champagne Batter)
If you want to impress someone without a lot of fuss, try these simple Oyster Beignets in a Champagne Batter. They're absolutely delicious!
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1 cup Champagne
- 24 local oysters
- Canola oil, for frying
- Salt and pepper
- 1 lemon, cut into wedges
Adapted from thelocalpalate.com
Mix flour and cornstarch together. Add Champagne to make batter.
Shuck oysters and add to batter.
Heat oil to 350°F.
Drop battered oysters into hot oil and fry until golden, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper and serve with lemon wedges.