Chesapeake Oyster Bisque


Oysters 1 Pint
Milk 4 Tablespoon
Butter 2 Tablespoon
All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
Egg 1 , slightly beaten
Heavy cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cayenne 1 Dash
Salt To Taste
Sherry 4 Tablespoon
Parsley 2 Tablespoon


Heat oysters in their liquor, but do not boil.

Drain reserve liquid.

Cut oysters into small pieces.

Add enough milk to liquid to make 2 cups.

Melt butter, blend in flour, and add the liquid.

Stir and cook until thickened.

Add egg mixed with cream and seasonings.

Add oysters heat but do not boil.

Serve in heated cups with a dash of sherry put a parsley sprig on top of each serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273Calories from Fat 144

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 356 mg14.83%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet