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Oyster Bisque

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Oyster Bisque is an amazingly delicious version. An easy to make bisque recipe, you will simply find this Oyster Bisque both mouth-watering and amazingly tempting.
Ingredients
  Large oysters 24 (Use Fresh Ones)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use Scant Amount)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1 Open the oysters, retain their juice but discard the shells. Soak the oysters in the water and their juice. Peel and finely chop the onions.
2 Heat 3 tablespoons butter in a pan. Add the onions and saute slowly until they are just beginning to brown. Add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon for 3 minutes. Add one-third of the milk, stir again and cook for 2 minutes.
3 Drain the oysters, keeping the liquid in which they were soaked, and cut them into small pieces.
4 Mix the onion sauce with the rest of the milk and the soaking liquid in a double boiler. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
5 Add the oysters to the pan and leave 20 minutes over low heat, taking care the mixture does not boil. Add the chopped parsley.
6 Just before serving, stir in the rest of the butter and the paprika. Serve at once

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Servings: 
4

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