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Oyster Stew Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Daryl Everett

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cups cold water
3 dozen small to medium oysters in their liquor
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup finely chopped celery
teaspoon cayenne pepper
teaspoon white pepper
teaspoon salt
cup finely chopped green onions
2 cups heavy cream


Directions:
Directions:
Add the water to the oysters and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Strain and reserve the oysters and oyster water, refrigerate until ready to use.
In a large saucepan combine the butter, celery, peppers, salt and cup of the oyster water. Cook over high heat 3 minutes, shaking pan (versus stirring) almost constantly. Add the remaining cup oyster water and continue cooking and shaking the pan 1 minute. Stir in the green onions. Gradually add the cream, whisking constantly. Bring the mixture to a boil while whisking. Add the oysters and cook just until oysters curl, about 2 to 4 minutes, whisking constantly. Remove from heat and serve immediately stirring well as you ladle out the portions.

 

 

 

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