Ingredients

  • 24 PEI Oysters
  • 2 cups / 500 ml Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/3 cup / 80 ml Double Smoked Bacon, chopped & cooked
  • 1 tbsp / 15 ml Fresh Chives, chopped to taste Salt
  • to taste Black Pepper
  • 1 cup / 250 ml All Purpose Flour
  • 2 large Eggs, beaten
  • 1 ½ cups / 375 ml Panko Crumbs

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place oysters on a baking sheet. Bake in oven until the shells open, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Carefully remove oysters from shell; discard liquid and shells.
  4. Combine oysters, mashed potatoes, double smoked bacon and chives.
  5. Season mixture with salt & pepper; divide into 8 portions and form into cakes.
  6. Season flour with salt & pepper; dredge each oyster cake in the flour.
  7. Dip into eggs and let excess drip off before coating in panko crumbs.
  8. Heat a medium sauté pan over medium-high heat; add oil.
  9. Sear both sides of the oyster cakes until golden and place onto a baking sheet.
  10. Place in oven and cook until heated through for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot with a side of crème fraiche or sour cream.