|Drain oysters thoroughly in colander. Combine corn meal, salt, flour, black pepper and cayenne in a small bowl. Roll oysters in meal a few at a time, coating evenly. Fry a few at a time in deep oil heated to 375 degrees F. Fry about 2 minutes or just until light brown. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in 200 degrees F oven until all oysters are fried.
Serve with cocktail sauce.
Yields 4 servings.