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oyster stew
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Oyster Stew

The richness of oysters the freshness of the sea, this dish is complex with simply delicious flavor
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, German, Irish
Servings: 6
Calories: 325kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Bacon, Thick Cut Slices Cooked, diced or chopped
  • 1 Onion small, finely diced
  • 2 cup Clam Juice
  • 1 cup Potato Peeled, Cubed 1/2 in.
  • 1 Pint Oysters Fresh shucked or canned. Drain, Reserve Juice
  • 1/2 Pint Heavy Cream You could substitute 1/2 and 1/2
  • 1 Cup Oyster Crackers

Instructions

  • In a stock pot add clam juice, reserved oyster juice, simmer
  • Add Peeled, cut potatoes and cook in Juices for about 10 minutes until tender, turn off the burner
  • Cook the Bacon to slightly crisp, chop up the bacon, remove excess grease from the pan.  Be cautious this fat can melt plastic and burn your skin.
  • Saute finely diced onion in residual bacon fat, (only what remains after draining the fat off)
  • Add Cream to stock, with potatoes, return to simmer
  • Add onion, bacon, shucked oysters to the simmering stock.  Cook only until oysters are cooked, about 5 minutes

Notes

The richness of oysters the freshness of the sea, this dish is complex with simply delicious flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 321mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2.1mg