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Oyster Souffle Base

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper, black
  • 1/8 c Celery, minced
  • 1/8 c Onions, green, finely
  • -- chopped
  • 1/8 c Onions, white, minced
  • 1/8 c Pepper, green, minced
  • 1 c Oysters, minced
  • 2 1/2 c Oyster water
  • 8 oz Oysters
  • 1 1/2 c Flour
  • 4 lg Egg yolks
  • 6 lg Egg whites


Place the butter and seasonings in a heavy-bottom saucepan over medium
heat and add celery, green onions, white onions, green pepper and minced
oysters. Saute the mixture until the vegetables are tender.

Add the oyster water and the whole oysters and simmer for 12 to 15

Add the flour one-fourth cup at a time. Beat with a wooden spoon
until the mixture begins to thicken and pull away from the sides of the

Continue to cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Beat in the egg yolks, one at a time, with a wooden spoon.

Whip the egg whites at high speed until they form stiff peaks. When
ready to serve, add the cooled base to the meringue.

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