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Southern Style Oyster Stew

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Oyster Stew is a southern staple. With it being eaten around Christmas time this is the perfect stew for cold weather! Come and try a bowl or two!

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Ingredients

Ingredients for Oyster Stew:

Instructions

Instructions for oyster stew:

  1. In a large pot, render the chopped bacon on low about 3/4 the way.
  2. Once rendered, add your chopped onion to the bacon and let sweat until the onion appears translucent.
  3. Once the onion has been cooked, add the garlic and cayenne, mix them in, and let cook till the garlic becomes aromatic.
  4. Once aromatic, deglaze with the lemon juice and apple cider vinegar, Add the chicken stock and mix.
  5. Turn the heat on high and let the chicken stock reduce by half.
  6. Once reduced, add the oysters with the brine into the pot and lower the stove temperature to a medium heat.
  7. Allow the oysters to cook till they have curled up on the edges.
  8. Once the oysters have cooked, whisk in the cream and milk and let the oyster stew heat up slowly at a medium-low heat.
  9. Once the oyster stew is hot, add the parsley.
  10. Let simmer for 5 minutes and add salt and pepper as you please!

Notes

Top with parsley and as much oyster crackers as you please!

Enjoy on a cold winters night!

(But you can enjoy whenever!)

Keywords: Oyster Stew, Stew, Soup

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