Oyster Stew for One or Two

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  • Published Jan 13th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings2
  • Calories325
Wonderful main meal stew using 8-ounce container of oysters. Good served with toasted and buttered thick sliced bread and simple fruit, such as canned peaches. If stew is too thick, thin with a little more milk. If your oysters are large, they may be cut after cooking into smaller pieces.

Oyster Stew for One or Two Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Oyster Stew for One or Two for 2 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (6 inch) celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 pinch dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh shucked oysters, undrained
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper, to taste

Oyster Stew for One or Two Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Oyster Stew for One or Two, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Oyster Stew for One or Two is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Oyster Stew for One or Two within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Oyster Stew for One or Two easily:

  1. 1 Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed skillet or wok over medium-high heat; cook and stir the celery and garlic in the butter until the celery is soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the flour and stir, scraping the bottom of pan until flour is lightly toasted. Slowly add the milk and half-and-half to the roux, stirring constantly. Stir the onion powder, parsley, and salt into the mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue cooking and stirring until the mixture bubbles and thickens, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. 2 Add the oysters with the liquid from the container to the mixture; cook until the edges of the oysters curl, about 5 minutes more. Season with pepper just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 325 calories; 20.4 grams of fat; 17.8 grams of carbohydrates; 17.5 grams of protein; 113 milligrams of cholesterol; 871 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 4th 2017

    Loved it! Don't make the same mistake I did. After adding the oysters, I brought the soup to a boil and as a result I ended up with what looked like broth scum in my soup. I don't think oy ...

  2. Dec 24th 2014

    It's my Christmas Eve standard.

  3. Jan 5th 2014

    Instead of milk and half and half, I used almond milk and kefir. Also add fresh dill. Quite yummy for those looking for lactose free ingredients.

  4. Oct 17th 2013

    My family loved this stew! Must admit I left out the milk used a qt of 1/2 &1/2 & used 2 containers of fresh oysters. And added a medium potato finely chopped and about a 1/4 of a ...

  5. Jan 26th 2013

    Excellent recipe. Haven't had it in years. I ate the entire batch (over a few days mind you). It brought back some great memories of my Mom.

  6. Dec 5th 2012

    This is my basic recipe, nothing more and nothing less, the way I make it for myself two times per year as a feel-good-food. My mama used to make it for me whenever I was sick in bed, so goo ...

  7. Aug 4th 2012

    Wonderful! Easy to make, it took no time at all, was thick and creamy and yummy in my tummy.

  8. Dec 28th 2011

    Superb recipe1 I use half n half in lieu of milk and heavy cream in lieu of half n half. I also add to Blondlady's recipe, one pinch of cayenne and 3 pinches of old bay and lace well with Sh ...

  9. Apr 7th 2011

    Simple & easy to make. Creamy, flavorful, quick. What more could you ask for? I didn't change a THING!