Oyster Po Boy
The Oyster Po Boy Recipe
The Po Boy Sandwich is a New Orleans Sandwich that dates back at least a couple of hundred years and probably even longer. The foods of New Orleans are influenced by the French and if your looking for New Orleans foods then the Po Boy is truly a New Orleans tradition. And one of the favorite foods of New Orleans is the Oyster Po Boy that is served on fresh baked delicious french bread. The oysters are deep fried and the oyster po boy is piled high with deep fried oysters , lettuce , sliced tomatoes and delicious homemade Spicy Remoulade Sauce that just breathes an oyster po boy sandwich into life and makes it so delicious you almost can't stand it because its oh so delicious.
Fresh baked french bread is an essential ingredient when making a real New Orleans style Oyster Po Boy Sandwich. You want to cut off about 12 inches of a fresh loaf of french bread and slice it almost in to side ways so you can open it like a book. When you get all your ingredients loaded up in the sandwich you want to close the bread as you would a book and mash it down.
You need deep fried oysters to make your oyster po boy from and you will want to double bread your oysters and deep fry them for the best tasting oysters. You will want a pint of oysters and you will need a bowl where you have 2 cups of whole milk and 2 large eggs whisked together very well. In another bowl you want 2 cups of all purpose plain flour , 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of black pepper. All your oysters get double breaded and laid on a plate until you get ready to fry the oysters. Fry your oysters to golden brown and drain well on paper towels.
Now you will want to separate lettuce leafs and slice your tomatoes and now your ready to make your Spicy Remoulade Sauce. You will need.
1. 2 Cups Mayonaise
2. 1/2 Cup Yellow Mustard.
3. 1 Tablespoon Minced Fresh Garlic.
4. 1 Tablespoon Sweet Pickle Juice.
5. 1 Tablespoon Capers.
6. 1 Tablespoon Prepared Horseradish.
7. 1 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper.
Mix all of your above ingredients into the food processor and puree well until very well mixed. Place in a plastic container with lid so you can place the left over spicy remoulade sauce into the refrigerator.You will want to spread a generous layer of the spicy remoulade sauce over one side of your bread.
Once you have your spicy remoulade sauce made you can finish putting together your oyster po boy sandwiches and now your ready to enjoy one of the best tasting sandwiches you will ever eat.
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