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Oyster, Wildrice and Mushroom Stew - Recipe

Basic oyster stew is given the stick-to-your-ribs treatment with the addition of mushrooms and chewy wild rice. Perfect for the Holidays or anytime.
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Oyster, Wildrice and Mushroom Stew Recipe
  • Drain oysters, reserving liquid in a bowl.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté for 3-5 minutes.
  • Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a heavy saucepan.
  • Stir in flour to form a roux.
  • Slowly pour in milk, cream (1 cup at a time) and liquid from the oysters, stirring constantly.
  • Simmer 5-10 minutes.
  • Add oysters and continue cooking until the oysters start to curl.
  • Add lemon juice, salt, peppers, Old Bay Seasoning, mushrooms and cooked rice.
  • Heat through and serve.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Container: heavy saucepan or stockpot
Servings: 4
-1 1/2 quarts fresh oysters and their liquid
-2 cups milk
-1 cup heavy cream
-5 tablespoons butter
-3 tablespoons flour
-1 teaspoon lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
-1 dash cayenne pepper
-2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
-1/2 cup mushrooms
-1 cup wild rice, cooked per package directions