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Elegant Oyster Soup

Ingredients
  Oysters 2 Dozen (fresh, shelled)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped (fresh)
Directions

Remove all shell pieces from oysters.
Chop oysters, reserving liquor.
Melt butter in skillet; gradually add flour and seasonings, stirring constantly until smooth.
Alternately add milk and oyster liquor stirring constantly until mixture boils.
Add oysters and simmer 5 minutes.
If soup is too thick, add more milk.
Pour into heated tureen.
Top each serving with 1 teaspoon whipped cream and sprinkle lightly with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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