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New York Oyster Stew

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Ingredients
  Butter 16 Teaspoon (4 Tablespoons Plus 4 Teaspoons)
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Celery salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oysters 24 , shucked and drained, with 1 cup of their liquor strained and reserved (2 Dozens)
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a heavy 2- to 3-quart saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter over moderate heat and stir in the Worcestershire, paprika, celery salt and salt.
2. Add the oysters and oyster liquor and bring to a boil over high heat.
3. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the cream and milk.
4. Stirring gently, cook for 2 or 3 minutes longer, until the oysters plump up and their edges begin to curl.
5. Then taste for seasoning.

SERVING
6. In each of four heated soup plates, place a teaspoon of the remaining butter ladle in the oyster stew and serve at once.

TIP
Traditionally the stew is accompanied by oyster crackers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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