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Rolled Oyster

  • Non Veg
    • 50 mins
    • Serves 6
    • Medium



    One of the most popular dishes among the seafood lovers is rolled oyster. It is quite a delightful snack which has a golden brown and crispy outer crust and soft filling of oyster inside it. It is usually a baseball-sized snack which is made by dipping three oysters in a batter, rolled in crunchy cracker crumbs and then deep fried in oil.

    It is actually found in Louisville, Kentucky. But it is not possible to travel to Kentucky every time you get the urge of savoring authentic Mazzoni’s rolled oyster. You can make your own homemade rolled oyster all by yourself. Check out the very famous Mazzoni’s rolled oyster recipe.

    Health Benefits

    Though a deep fried snack rolled oyster is still a good snack option for the seafood lovers. Oyster has multiple benefits as food. Oyster helps losing weight, preventing Anemia in women who have heavy menstrual flow, lowering cholesterol level and protecting your body from heart diseases. Additionally, oysters are also a good source of calcium and vitamin B. Hence, it improves bone strength and enhances body immunity. Oysters are also a great source of zinc and protein, hence, helps increasing male libido. Rolled oyster snack thus, satisfies your love for seafood snacks and at the same time does not compromise with health.

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    How to Make Rolled Oyster

    • Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan up to 180 degrees.
    • Sift the ½ cup flour, ¼ tsp salt and 1tsp baking powder in a bowl.
    • Beat 1 egg and ¼ cup of milk in another bowl. Beat till the egg and milk make a smooth batter together.
    • Take the cracker crumbs in a third bowl.
    • Take three oysters together, dip them into the first bowl of flour and try to give a round shape of the ball to them.
    • Then dip the ball-shaped oysters into the second bowl of egg and milk batter.
    • Then roll the oysters into the cracker crumbs and fry the rolled oysters in the pre-heated oil.
    • You would not like to cook the oyster balls very fast because you would like to have them thoroughly cooked.
    • Once the rolled oysters get golden brown texture, remove it from the oil and serve them hot.


    Did you know this mouth-watering American snack, rolled oyster, is originally from Italy! Yes, rolled oyster is an authentic Italian snack which was brought to Louisville, Kentucky, America, in the 19th century by an Italian immigrant, called Phillip Mazzoni. It was primarily served for free by the Mazzoni brothers at their saloon with beer and whiskey to their patrons. Later the oyster snack became so popular that they began to add it to their restaurant menu. Today, various recipes of rolled oyster are served by various restaurants in Louisville.


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