Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

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  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    light cream
  • 1 pt
    shucked oysters, do not drain
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • pinch
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Oyster Stew


  1. Heat 4 soup bowls.
  2. Scald the milk and cream in a large heavy saucepan over moderately high heat.
  3. Drain the oyster liquid into a separate saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the hot liquid into a third saucepan, add the oysters and butter, and heat, uncovered, over moderate heat, swirling the oysters around 3 to 4 minutes until their edges just begin to ruffle.
  5. Add the oysters at once to the hot milk mixture, mix in the hot oyster liquid, salt, celery salt, pepper and paprika.
  6. Ladle into the heated bowls and serve piping hot with oyster crackers.

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About Oyster Stew

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

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