Oyster Po’ boy Tacos

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

Tacos are just open-faced wrap sandwiches. Any taco can be made into a sandwich, and any sandwich, even an iconic New Orleans version like the oyster po’boy, can be made into a taco. Of course, the original doesn’t contain bacon, but we won’t hold that against it.


  • 8 (6-inch/15-cm) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups (


Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C). Wrap the tortillas in aluminum foil and warm in the oven while you fry the oysters.

In a medium-size, deep sauté pan over medium heat, heat the oil until it reaches 350°F (175°C) on a deep-fry thermometer. Line a baking sheet with paper towels