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Oyster Stew

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Ingredients
  Shucked oysters 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Cream/Half and half 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Dry vermouth/Pernod/ dry sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
Directions

MAKING
1) Drain and rinse the oysters under cold water. Then drain well and keep aside.
2) In a saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter, blend in the flour, then gently stir and cook for 2 minutes.
3) Alternately, cook in the micriwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
4) Turn off the heat, then stir in the cereal cream until well blended.
5) Return to heat, allow to boil, then cook for 3-4 minutes stirring continuously until smooth and slightly thickened.
6) Alternately, cook in the microwave on MEDIUM for 2-3 minutes.
7) Stir in the ginger and season with salt to taste.
8) In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter, stir in the oysters and cook until they just curl at edges and plump.
9) Add the oysters into the hot cream mixture.
10) Stir in the vermouth or Pernod or dry sherry.
11) In warmed soup bowls, add the whipped cream, pour in the hot stew with the oysters evenly.

SERVING
12) Garnish with the cracked black pepper and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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