Air-Fried Oysters

Air-Fried Oysters Recipe

Equipment: Air Fryer

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Servings: 4


An air fried oyster is a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried oysters. It is a dish that combines the crispy texture of fried oysters with the convenience and health benefits of air frying. Now that you know about the benefits of this recipe, here is what you'll need to get started.



  • 16 oz of Fresh or Packaged Fresh Oysters
  • 1 cup of Plain Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp of Spicelopedia® Italian Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 1 large Egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cups of Buttermilk, light
  • 1/3 cups of All Purpose Flour
  • Lemon slices
  • Avocado Oil Cooking Spray (coat fryer basket)
Air-Fried Oysters Recipe


    Step One

    Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.


    Step Two

    If oysters are in shell, shuck. Pat oysters dry with paper towel.


    Step Three

    Mix the breadcrumbs with the seasoning.


    Step Four

    Add egg to buttermilk to the same bowl. Whisk to combine.


    Step Five

    Add Flour to a third bowl.


    Step Six

    Dip oyster into the egg and buttermilk mixture, shake off excess.


    Step Seven

    Dip oyster into the flour. Shake off excess.


    Step Eight

    Dip oyster into the Panko, seasoning mixture. Press the breadcrumbs into the oyster.


    Step Nine

    Repeat until all oysters are coated.


    Step Ten

    Spray air fryer basket with Avocado Oil Cooking Spray.


    Step Eleven

    Add oysters to basket. Air-fry for 4 minutes. Flip and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes more until oysters are golden brown.


    Step Twelve

    As soon as the oysters come out of the air fryer, suggest sprinkling them with a little lemon juice. Serve additional lemon on the side.



     like to serve this with tartar sauce, with sides of collard greens and cauliflower-bacon mac and cheese.

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