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A serving of oyster stew in a bowl with a napkin and spoon alongside.

Oyster Stew

This rich, creamy Oyster Stew is made with fresh, plump oysters. Just the thing to warm you up on cold evenings.
Course Soups and Stews
Cuisine Southern, Vintage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 184kcal


  • 1 pint fresh oysters with their liquid
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups milk cream, or half and half
  • Oyster crackers


  • In a saucepan, combine all ingredients except milk. Heat over medium-low heat just until edges of oysters curl (about 10 minutes).
  • In another saucepan, scald the milk (or cream, or half and half). Stir in to other ingredients.
  • Serve immediately. Pass oyster crackers.



Serving: 1g | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 582IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 1mg