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Japanese Panko Bread Fried Oysters

Panko Breaded Fried Oysters

Pacific Northwest Oysters are cleaned, breaded, fried and served with Tonkatsu sauce (Japanese brown sauce) and a wedge of lemon. 

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Japanese street food, oysters, panko, seafood
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 people
Cost $25.00


  • 8-10 large shucked oysters Pacific Northwest
  • 1 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 med egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • flour for dusting
  • vegetable oil for frying soybean salad oil
  • tonkatsu sauce for serving
  • 2 wedges lemon for serving


  • In a medium pot, add enough vegetable oil to fill one and a half an inch. Heat vegetable oil for frying to 350-375 °F.
  • In a shallow dish, beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of water and set it aside
  • Clean each oyster by rinsing under cold water then pat them dry. 
  • Dredge oysters lightly in flour then into the beaten egg.  Set oysters on panko breading and gently press them into panko.  
  • Deep fry oysters in oil until lightly browned. 
  • Serve immediately with tonkatsu sauce and a wedge of lemon.  Caution: Oyster can be extremely hot.