Oyster Boat

Preparation info

  • Makes


    oyster boat
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

Lakeview Seafood was a joint on the road to the old lakefront fishing-camp community of Little Woods. Its owner, a former Marine Corps baker, had an interesting idea. Instead of serving the traditional oyster loaf on French bread, he baked a standard loaf of white bread, cut off the top, hollowed it out, buttered the inside, and filled it with fried seafood. He called these “boats,” and they were a big hit. Oysters are a natural for this great oversized sandwich, but you can also use fried