This is best Oyster Stew you ever had! It is elegant and satisfying. I serve it with toasted homemade bread. Serve it quick and hot! Try adding a drop or two of hot sauce in your stew -- it's delicious!


  • /2 cup butter
  • 1 cup minced celery
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 quart half-and-half cream
  • 2 (12 ounce) containers shucked oysters
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste


1 In a large frying pan combine butter, celery and shallots over a medium
heat. Cook until the shallots are translucent.
2 Pour half-and-half into a large pot over medium-high heat. Stir in the

Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 20 Minutes. Ready in: approx. 25 Minutes. Makes 4 servings.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: the net
Submitted By: Lee.M Kaye
Oyster Stew