Oyster Bisque

Southern Living
9 cups

Ingredients

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1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 shallots, finely chopped
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 quart whipping cream
2 (12-ounce) containers fresh oysters, drained

Preparation

Melt butter in a large Dutch oven; add garlic and shallot, and sauté until tender.

Add flour; cook 1 minute. Add clam juice, sherry, and lemon juice; cook 2 minutes or until thickened .

Stir in Worcestershire sauce and next 3 ingredients; add oysters, and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until done.

Created date

October 2003