Holiday Oyster Stew Recipe

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A holiday essential around many homes. While it may be hard to get the oysters done just perfectly without over cooking, this recipe makes it super simple.
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 dash tabasco sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 pint oysters, with liquid
Directions
PREP
15 mins
COOK
20 mins
READY IN
35 mins
Warm milk and cream over low heat, set aside.

In a large skillet, melt butter. Cook onion and celery until translucent. Add to milk and cream mixture.

Combine flour, salt, Tabasco sauce and cold water; blend to a smooth paste. Stir into oysters. Place in skillet over very low heat and cook for about five minutes or just until edges curl, stirring gently.

Pour oysters into milk and cream mixture. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 15 minutes to blend flavors.

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"While onions and celery aren't normally in traditional oyster stew, I loved the flavor and texture it adds. I will be using this recipe from now on. Don't forget the oyster crackers!"
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