Classic Creamy Oyster Stew

by , May 8, 2017
oysters in the shell
Diana Rattray

Some heavy cream and butter make this a rich, indulgent oyster stew. It's super easy to fix. Just heat and enjoy!

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes



  1. Place 1 tablespoon of butter in each of four bowls.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk, cream, and oyster liquor just to the boiling point; add the oysters and bring to a simmer.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper, to taste.
  4. Ladle into hot bowls and top with chopped parsley or chives.
  5. Serve with saltines or oyster crackers.

4 Servings

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