You are here: Home » Recipes » Oyster Stew Oyster Stew Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 20 mins Oysters make an easy stew seem super-luxurious. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter1 cup finely chopped celery3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots2 cups whole milk2 cups half-and-half2 containers (8-ounce) freshly shucked oysters, undrained1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Instructions Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add celery and shallots; cook until shallots are tender. Add milk and half-and-half; stir well. When mixture is almost boiling, add oysters and their liquid. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Stir constantly until oysters curl at their edges. When oysters curl, the stew is done; turn off the heat and serve with oyster crackers.