Grand Central Oyster Stew

Recipe: Grand Central Oyster Stew


  • 8 Freshly opened oysters
  • 1 t Worcestershire
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 oz Of clam juice
  • 1/4 c Oyster liquor
  • 1/2 ts Paprika
  • 1 d Of celery salt 1 c Half-and-half


  1. Place all of the ingredients except half-and-half and one tablespoon of the butter in the top part of a double boiler over boiling water.
  2. Don’t let the top pan touch the water. Whisk briskly and constantly for about 1 minute, until oysters are just beginning to curl. Add half-and-half and continue stirring briskly, just to a boil.
  3. DO NOT BOIL. Serve piping hot topped with the remaining 1 T. butter and sprinkled with paprika. Note: To make more servings, do 2 at a time. Have bowls hot, and heat half-and-half before adding.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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