Shrimp and Oyster Po’ Boy

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Shrimp and Oyster Po’ Boy Shrimp and Oyster Po’ Boy Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 1 large sandwich
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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sliced tomato
shredded lettuce
Tartar Sauce (see recipe below)
Vegetable oil for frying
7   medium shrimp, peeled
5   medium oysters, shucked
1/2 cup Paula Deen Hot Sauce
3   eggs
2 tablespoon Paula Deen’s House Seasoning
1 cup flour
1   hogie roll, split, buttered and lightly toasted
salt and pepper, to taste
garlic powder, to taste

Tartar Sauce:
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/2 cup chopped dill pickle
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon Paula Deen House Seasoning





Heat oil to 375 degrees in a dutch oven deep enough to completely cover shrimp and oysters.  Place 1 cup of flour in a bowl and add House seasoning.  In another bowl, beat 3 eggs and add hot sauce.  Dredge shrimp in egg mixture and flour mixture and drop into hot oil one at a time.  Fry until light brown (do not over cook). Lightly flour oysters and drop one at a time into hot oil.  Fry until golden brown.  To assemble sandwich, spread both insides of bread with tartar sauce.  On the bottom piece, place shredded lettuce and sliced tomato. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Place oysters on top of tomato.  Place another layer of shredded lettuce and then place shrimp on top.  Top that with bread and toothpick to hold sandwich together.

Tarter Sauce:

In a bowl, combine chopped onion, pickle, mayonnaise, and House Seasoning and mix well.

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I had a shrimp And oyster po'boy they are very good You all.

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By Priyanka Patkar on August 02, 2011


like a lot,testeful.

By veronica negot on March 03, 2011


Looks like the one my dad you to serve when we went To visit in New Orleans. Go Paula Great Southern Food. My Family loves your recipes.

By Anonymous on February 27, 2011

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