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Company Oyster Stew

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Ingredients
  Oysters 1 Pint
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), quartered
  Carrot 1 , thinly sliced
  Fresh parsley sprig 1 , chopped
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Take the oysters and drain them retaining the liquid.
2) Measure a cup of oyster liquid; add some milk if the quantity of oyster liquid is insufficient.
3) Keep it aside.

MAKING
4) Take a Dutch oven and melt butter in it.
5) Put in the garlic, onion, carrot, celery, parsley and thyme.
6) Cover the Dutch oven and cook over medium heat, stirring once in a while, for 10 minutes or until the onions turn soft.
7) Add 2 cups milk, cream as well as the reserved oyster liquid gradually to the vegetable mixture, stirring all the while.
8) Heat the mixture properly without allowing it to boil.
9) Add the oysters and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until the oysters get curled.
10) Add all the other ingredients together and stir them in.

SERVING
11) Serve hot with any garnishing of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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