Casamento’s Oyster Loaf
Total: 40 min.
Purists eat this signature sandwich— overflowing with fried oysters—with nothing more than butter, hot sauce, and a cocktail sauce prepared at the table. This dressed version includes mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato.
2 Tbsp. plus 1½ tsp. ketchup 1 Tbsp. prepared horseradish ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving 2 Tbsp. kosher salt, plus more as needed Hot sauce 2 Tbsp. (1 oz.) unsalted butter,
at room temperature 8 thick slices soft white bread Lard or vegetable oil, for frying 2 cups fine corn flour 40 large oysters, shucked
(not rinsed) ¼ cup mayonnaise 4 large tomato slices 4 large iceberg lettuce leaves Dill pickle spears, for serving
1 In a small bowl, whisk the ketchup, horseradish, and lemon juice. Season with kosher salt and a few dashes of hot sauce. Set aside.
2 Preheat the broiler. Meanwhile, on a large baking sheet, lightly butter the bread slices on both sides.