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Oyster Bisque

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Oysters and liquor 1 Pint (Fresh, Canned Or Quick-Frozen)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2 , well beaten
  Heavy cream/Evaporated milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced celery leaves 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Melt the butter or margarine, blend in the flour, add milk and liquor drained from the oysters.
2. Add salt, paprika, nutmeg and oysters which have been put through the food chopper using the finest knife. Put the soup over hot, but not boiling water, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
3. Beat egg yolks until thick as cream, add cream or evaporated milk and beat together with the rotary beater.
4. Remove the oyster soup from the heat, add
1 or 2 spoonfuls at a time to the cream and egg mixture; finally add this mixture to the soup, set the pan over the hot water again and stir and heat for 1 or 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Interest: 
Everyday

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