Oyster Bisque - Light

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Very, Very good! (Cooking Light)

Top Review by princesslisa of a g

Wow, Derf,this could be served in a top-notch restaurant! The only thing I changed was using half and half instead of 2%. My husband and I loved this and would give it 10 stars if we could! THANK YOU for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the oysters in a colander over a bowl, reserve the liquid.
  2. Add enough clam juice to the oyster liquid to make one cup and set aside.
  3. Reserve the remaining clam juice for another use.
  4. Coarsely chop oysters.
  5. Combine water and saffron, if using, in a small bowl and set aside.
  6. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  7. Add the onion and celery, cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Stir in flour and coriander, cook 1 minute.
  9. Add the oyster liquid, saffron water if using, or tumeric, and milk,stirring with a whisk.
  10. Cook until thick, about 12 minutes, stirring frequently.
  11. Add the oysters, parsley, salt and cayenne.
  12. Cook 3 minutes or until edges of oysters curl.

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