Oyster Stew

Seafood, Stew

Serves 4

Ingredients for Oyster Stew

2 tbsp lightly Salted Butter
1/4 cup Celery, finely minced
1/4 cup Yellow Onion, finely minced
1 tbsp Chives, chopped
4 cup Half & Half
1 dash of freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
3 dozen Selects in the Shell, or 1 1/2 pints of Oysters, drained of their liquid

Method for Oyster Stew

• Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed pot over low heat.
• Add the celery, onion and chives and sauté, stirring for 2–3 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
• Add the half & half, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and oysters. Stir to incorporate.
• Heat only until just below the boil, at which point the oysters will being to curl up.
• Remove the pot from the heat and serve the stew immediately in warmed soup bowls.

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