Dovel Family Oyster Stew


This has been served on Christmas Eve in our family forever. We also serve Chili, for those who don't care for oysters. Great with buttered crackers warmed in the oven, or plain oyster crackers straight out of the bag.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (8 ounce) cans oysters, drained

  • 32 fluid ounces half-and-half

  • cup butter


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Cook the drained oysters in the butter over medium heat until warmed through. Stir in half-and-half and bring to a slight simmer. Reduce heat, and stir occasionally to prevent boiling or scorching the bottom of the pan. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

351 Calories
31g Fat
10g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 222mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 206mg 16%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 383mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.