Oyster Stew Recipe:
Total Time: 15 min
Prep 5 min
Cook 10 min
Yield: 4 to 5 servings
2 green onions, chopped, plus additional sliced green onions for garnish
2 tablespoons butter
12 ounces fresh raw oysters
1 quart half-and-half or whole milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Crackers, for serving
Sliced green onions, for garnish
If you use fresh Oysters, tap the Oysters to make sure they sound like rocks and not hollow to ensure they are alive and good. Scrub the Oysters with a wire brush. Steam the mussels so they open easier.
1. In a soup pot, sauté onion in butter until tender.
2. Add remaining ingredients, half and half or milk, salt, white pepper and cayenne.
3. Add shucked oysters and cook over low heat until edges of oysters begin to curl and mixture is hot but not boiling.
4.Serve stew with crackers and garnish with sliced green onions.
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