cajun oyster stuffing

★★★★★ 1 Review
jlowery55 avatar
By Joyce Lowery
from Sterlington, LA

I am the only one in my family that likes oysters, so this doesn't get made very often.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a great twist on a holiday favorite for oyster lovers. This stuffing is flavorful from all the fresh veggies mixed with the briny flavor of the oysters along with the traditional seasonings. The stuffing is very moist and the Cajun seasoning gave this dish just a little kick. It's not spicy, just enough spice to live up to the Cajun name without being overpowering. A tasty holiday side dish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cajun oyster stuffing

  • 1
    skillet cornbread baked, cooled, and crumbled
  • 1 pkg
    saltine crackers, crumbled
  • 1/2
    loaf day old French bread
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 qt
    oysters, chopped with liquid reserved
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    green onions, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 1 tsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    Cajun seasoning
  • 5 lg
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1
    bell pepper, chopped

How To Make cajun oyster stuffing

  • Cornbread, French bread, and crackers crumbled in a bowl.
    1
    In a large bowl, crumble the cornbread, French bread and crackers.
  • Sauteeing garlic, onions, bell pepper, celery, and green onions in butter.
    2
    Saute the garlic, onions, bell pepper, celery, and green onions in the stick of butter until soft.
  • Adding onion mixture to the bread mixture.
    3
    Add to the bowl with the cornbread mixture.
  • Adding seasonings to the bowl.
    4
    Add the seasonings and mix well.
  • Pouring in beaten egg.
    5
    Mix in beaten eggs.
  • Pouring in chicken broth.
    6
    Stir in the chicken stock.
  • Stirring in oysters.
    7
    Add oysters and stir them in.
  • Adding oyster liquid.
    8
    Add a little oyster liquid to desired consistency. The mixture will be wet.
  • Stuffing pressed into a baking dish.
    9
    Pour into a buttered baking dish.
  • Oyster stuffing baking in the oven.
    10
    Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
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