Oyster Stew

Easy and quick homemade Oyster Stew features juicy, briny oysters in a rich, buttery milk-based broth. It's the most comforting soup that takes less than 30 minutes to make.

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– 12 fresh oyster (or 250grams canned oyster) (shucked and reserved oyster liquor ) – ▢2 cups whole milk – ▢1/4 teaspoon salt – ▢1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper – ▢2 tablespoons unsalted butter – ▢2 tablespoons scallion (finely chopped) – ▢oyster crackers, or croutons (for serving)

Step 1

Heat the whole milk in a heavy-bottomed pot (or a saucepan) over medium heat. Stir occasionally and cook until the milk starts to bubble around the edges of the pot, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in oysters and oyster liquor. Stirring constantly and continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes until the oyster firm up. Season the stew with salt and ground black pepper.

Step 3

Turn off the heat and stir in butter. Sprinkle evenly with chopped scallion. Serve immediately with oyster crackers or croutons.

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