Categories: Fish & Seafood

OLD-FASHIONED OYSTER STEW

  • Total time: 20 min 
  • Prep time: 5 min 
  • Cook time: 15 min 
  • Yield: 6 servings 

Ingredients

  • Two  pints  freshly  shucked  oysters  (about  32  ounces),  undrained  four 
  • tablespoons trans-fat–free canola/olive oil spread
  • One cup finely chopped celery 
  • Six tablespoons minced shallots
  • Three (12-ounce) cans of low-fat 2% evaporated milk 
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Two pinches of cayenne pepper Bread squares, toasted 

Directions

  • Drain the fluid from the oysters, then reserve the fluid.
  • To extract any grit or sand, strain the liquid through a wire strainer.
  • Melt the canola/olive oil over medium heat in a big, heavy pot.
  • Lower the fire and add the oysters, celery, and shallots to a simmer.
  • Let it boil gently for about 4 minutes before the oyster edges start to curl. 
  • While the oysters are simmering, heat the milk and oyster liquid over low heat until warm in a separate pan.
  • Add the milk mixture to the oysters when wet, stirring gently. 
  • To taste, apply salt and pepper and Cayenne pepper.
  • Serve the soup warm with toasted bread squares in warmed soup cups. 

Nutrients Values: 

Calories: 346 – Fat: 29g – Protein: 11g – Carbs: 11g

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