Old-Fashioned Oyster Stew

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Oyster Stew
Recipe type: Main Dishes
Serves: 6 servings
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This is just a good, simple oyster stew recipe. No muss, no fuss. And it's delicious!
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 pint oysters
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, scald the milk and cream.
  2. Drain the oysters, but save the liquid for later.
  3. Look over the oysters and make sure to remove any shell bits.
  4. Melt the butter in saucepan.
  5. Add the oysters with the liquid you saved.
  6. Simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until the oysters have plumped up a bit and the edges have begun to curl.
  7. Stir the oyster mixture into the scalded milk, and add the salt and pepper.

Old Fashioned Oyster Stew

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One Response to Old-Fashioned Oyster Stew

  1. Mary February 22, 2017 at 1:46 am #

    Love this, thank you for posting this! I have fond memories making this wonderful stew with my Daddy.

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