Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe

Oyster Stew has always traditionally been served by my mother and her Hollingsworth family roots from Georgia every Christmas Eve. The colors of red and green are very Christmas-like. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe for 6 servings:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 pints half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (12 ounce) can oysters
  • 2 dashes Louisiana-style hot sauce

Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Oyster Stew Christmas Eve Recipe easily:

  1. 1 Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until it begins to foam.
  2. 2 Cook and stir the celery, onion, and red bell pepper in the hot butter until soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Stir the half-and-half and parsley through the vegetable mixture; season with salt and black pepper.
  4. 4 Continue cooking until the mixture just begins to boil; add the oysters and any liquid from the can to the stew along with Louisiana-style hot sauce. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook until the oysters begin to curl, 10 to 15 minutes more.
  5. 5 Remove the saucepan from heat and allow the stew to sit 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 352 calories; 30.3 grams of fat; 11.8 grams of carbohydrates; 9.2 grams of protein; 114 milligrams of cholesterol; 209 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 12th 2019

    This was absolutely the best my children even enjoyed it!! Thank you

  2. Oct 11th 2019

    Very yummy on a cold day. I left out the red peppers since they are basically in there for Christmas colors, all six of us loved it. Instead of adding two dashes of hot sauce to the entire ...

  3. May 29th 2019

    Taste great but I did not have half and half I used cream of chicken soup with milk. Also did not have hot sauce and used cayenne pepper instead. I advise cooking fresh oysters and chopping ...

  4. Apr 3rd 2017

    Made according to recipe & will definitely make it again, delicious! Only substitute was I used 1 pint of skim milk & 1 pint of half & half (what I had on hand).

  5. Dec 27th 2014

    Very easy and good although next time I'm going to add more hot sauce. I couldn't taste the hot sauce at all.

  6. Jun 24th 2014

    I agree it is colorful, you can leave out the red peppers, they were added for color for Christmas. Thanks for the reviews.

  7. Dec 27th 2012

    very colorful, but too different that no one wanted to touch it; they all went for the chili and chicken noodle soup, instead.

  8. Dec 25th 2012

    This made a yummy Oyster Stew for Christmas Eve. Hubby especially loved the huge oysters. I thought it would have been better if they had been chopped, but he said then they wouldn't reall ...

  9. Jun 24th 2012

    This is very good. I add a dash of salt and a lot of freshly ground black pepper. The hot sauce makes this great. This is very good with some small diced potatoes as well.