---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.03
  
       Title: FRIED OYSTERS WRAPPED IN BACON
  Categories: Seafood
       Yield: 2 servings
  
      12 ea FRESH, SHUCKED OYSTERS (IN A
     1/4 c  OYSTER LIQUOR (FROM JAR)
       1 ea BAY LEAF
       1 ts WORCHESTERSHIRE SAUCE
       4 ea SLICES (1/2 OZ. EACH) LEAN,
     1/2 c  UNBLEACHED WHITE FLOUR (IN A
       2 ea EGGS (BEATEN IN A SMALL BOWL
       1 c  BREAD CRUMBS
       2 c  OIL (FOR FRYING)
      12 ea TOOTHPICKS (FOR WRAPPING BAC
  
        In a 1 quart saucepan, on a medium flame, poach
   oysters in oyster
        liquor with bay leaf and Worchestershire (about 2
   minutes, until
        the edges of the oysters curl). Remove oysters
   from liquor and
        set aside. Discard liquor.
        Cut bacon strips in thirds. Wrap each oyster with
   bacon and
        fasten with a toothpick. Roll in flour, dip in
   eggs, and then
        roll in bread crumbs.
        Heat oil in a 9 inch skillet. When oil smokes,
   reduce heat and
        fry oysters for 5 minutes. Drain on paper bag and
   serve
        immediately.
        Yields 12 oysters.
  
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