You are here: Home » Recipes » Eastern Shore Oyster Fritters Eastern Shore Oyster Fritters Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 18 pieces These little oyster fritters make a great appetizer. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 pint shucked Maryland standard oysters1 cup baking mix2 tablespoons cornmeal1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup evaporated milk3/4 cup vegetable oil Instructions Drain the oysters, reserving the liquor. Combine the baking mix, cornmeal, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Stir in the evaporated milk. Fold in the oysters; the batter will be thick. Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet. Drop the batter by tablespoonfuls into the hot oil; each fritter should contain 2 oysters. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes or until brown on 1 side; trun carefully. Fry until brown; drain. If the consistency of the batter becomes too thick on standing, thin with some of the reserved oyster liquor. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Maryland Dietetic Association’s Explore the Tastes of Maryland; From the Mountains to the Sea (Maryland Dietetic Association, Brooklandville, Marlyland, 2002).