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Oyster Stew

Old-Fashioned Oyster Stew

Just a good, simple oyster stew recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Soups and Stews
Servings 6


  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 pint oysters
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • In a 2 quart saucepan, scald the milk and cream.
  • Drain the oysters, but save the liquid for later.
  • Look over the oysters and make sure to remove any shell bits.
  • Melt the butter in saucepan.
  • Add the oysters with the liquid you saved.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until the oysters have plumped up a bit and the edges have begun to curl.
  • Stir the oyster mixture into the scalded milk, and add the salt and pepper.
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