Oyster Bisque

Oyster Bisque Recipe

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Ingredients

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8 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
all purpose flour
5.5 c
milk
1/2 c
celery, diced
1/3 c
onions, diced
2 c
canned oysters with juice or fresh, diced
salt to taste
white pepper to taste
1/3 c
half and half or light cream

How to Make Oyster Bisque

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt 7 tablespoons of butter in a large saucepan over low heat.
  • 2Blend in flour and allow to cook approximately 2 minutes, stirring often.
  • 3Gradually add 5-1/2 cups of milk to the flour and butter mixture.
  • 4Heat slowly, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
  • 5Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter in a small saucepan.
  • 6Add the diced celery and onions and saute until tender.
  • 7Add the diced oysters and juice and simmer until tender, approximately 5 minutes or until the edges curl, stirring gently.
  • 8Add salt and white pepper to taste.
  • 9Combine the oyster mixture to the thickened milk mixture.
  • 10Stir in cream.
  • 11If soup is not served immediately, hold soup hot, covered on a double boiler set up.
  • 12DO NOT BOIL AFTER OYSTERS AND CREAM ARE ADDED.

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About Oyster Bisque

Course/Dish: Fish Soups, Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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