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Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

Oyster stew is popular dish on both the Gulf Coast and in the Northeast for the holidays, Oyster Stew is as simple (and delicious) as it gets.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Eve oyster stew, Christmas oyster stew, oyster stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 249 kcal
Author Amanda

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pint oysters shucked
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 cups seafood stock or chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 handful Italian parsley chopped (or a garnish of freshly grated nutmeg but not both)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, heat butter until melted. Add oysters, stirring until edges curl.
  2. Add stock and bring to rolling simmer.
  3. Turn off heat and add cream.
  4. Stir thoroughly and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Ladle into bowls (Isabella Stewart Gardener used china teacups) and garnish with nutmeg or parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Oyster Stew
Amount Per Serving (1 cups)
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 799mg35%
Potassium 251mg7%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 792IU16%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.