Lemon Pepper & Chilli Popcorn Oysters with Garlic Mayo

Lemon Pepper & Chilli Popcorn Oysters with Garlic Mayo

Moreish and tasty, these bite-sized battered oysters served in the shell will wow any seafood lover.


  • 95g Lemon Pepper Easy Beer Batter
  • 130ml chilled beer or soda water
  • 2 dozen oysters
  • Fresh herbs like dill and/or parsley
  • 2 red chilli’s (de-seeded and finely diced)
  • A couple rashers of bacon
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon seeded mustard
  • 8ml lemon juice
  • 250ml oil vegetable
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Blend together all mayo ingredients with a hand blender or bullet blender. Set aside.
  2. Place half a packet, or about 95g, of Easy Beer Batter Lemon Pepper into a mixing bowl. Add measure of beer (or until the consistency is thick and smooth), stirring to combine.
  3. Fill a frying pan with enough oil to cover about 60% of the oyster.
  4. Dip the oysters into the batter mixture.
  5. Fry for a couple of minutes until cooked through and golden.
  6. Fry up bacon rashers in a separate pan until crispy and then roughly chop.
  7. Plate up the oysters, topped with chilli, bacon, mayo and herbs.
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