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Oyster Stew


Cove Cuisine Soups & Stews


Oyster-Stew Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew. Light, yet oh so tasty! One of our Christmas Dinner staples!

Prep Time: 15 min  ~  Cook Time: 20 min  ~  Servings: 4


  • tablespoons Butter
  • 24 fresh Oysters, with liquid
  • 13 ounces Whole Milk
  • 13 ounces Cream or Half and Half
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon White Pepper
  • smalls Shallots
  • tablespoons Parsley, chopped
  • 2 dash Crystal Sauce
  • pinch Paprika


  • Stir butter and shallots in a stockpot over medium heat until butter begins to brown.
  • Stir shallots into the browned butter. Cook and stir until translucent, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Pour reserved oyster liquor, milk, and cream into the stockpot; bring the mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in oysters.
  • Cook until oyster edges begin to ruffle, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat
  • Stir in parsley; season with sea salt to taste. Ladle into bowls and garnish with sweet paprika and oyster crackers.


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