- 3 (12-ounce) containers fresh select oysters, undrained
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups whipping cream
- 1/4 cup sherry
- 1 pound cooked country ham, diced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Toast points
How to Make It
Drain oysters, reserving 1/2 cup oyster liquor; set aside.
Melt butter in a Dutch oven over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add reserved oyster liquor, whipping cream, and sherry; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
Add oysters, ham, salt, and pepper; cook over low heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Serve over toast points.