Oyster Stew

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Cattleships

Great Autum or Winter fare.

Top Review by Cremon

I make this and offer celery salt for guests who want to use it. At Christmas dinner, I sprinkle celery salt and paprika (Christmas green and red) very lightly over each bowl before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart whole milk
  • 1 quart half-and-half
  • 2 pints oysters (w/ Liquor)
  • 18-14 cup lightly-salted butter
  • salt and pepper
  • oyster crackers
  • 3 sprigs parsley (optional) or 3 sprigs cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. Pour milk and Half and Half together in 4 Qt.
  2. Sauce Pan.
  3. Add Butter, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until steaming and butter is melted: DO NOT ALLOW TO BOIL.
  5. Add oysters with liquor and stir for just a few minutes until oysters are cooked.
  6. Serve in traditional large, shallow soup bowls.
  7. Add sprig of Parsley and/or Cayenne Pepper sprinkled on top if desired.

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