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Chesapeake Oyster Bisque

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Ingredients
  Oysters 1 Pint
  Milk 4 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Salt To Taste
  Sherry 4 Tablespoon
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat oysters in their liquor, but do not boil.
Drain; reserve liquid.
Cut oysters into small pieces.
Add enough milk to liquid to make 2 cups.
Melt butter, blend in flour, and add the liquid.
Stir and cook until thickened.
Add egg mixed with cream and seasonings.
Add oysters; heat but do not boil.
Serve in heated cups with a dash of sherry; put a parsley sprig on top of each serving.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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