Oyster stew is a popular Thanksgiving dish.
Rich, creamy goodness.
Creole Oyster Stew Nocino®
In a large pot, cook bacon until fat is rendered, and bacon is crisp ~5-6 minutes.
Drain on towels and set aside.
Drain all but 1 Tbsp of fat from pan.
Add butter, heat over medium heat.
Next add Onions, celery, and cook until soft. ~ 5 minutes.
Add green onions, salt, garlic, white pepper, 1 tsp Nocino® Blonde, and thyme.
Cook for 1 minute stirring
Add flour and cook stirring, to make a light roux ~3 minutes.
Add wine (if used) cook 1 minute.
Add Reserved oyster liquor ( add enough water to make 2 cup liquid), and add milk and bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer until liquid thickens. ~ 4 minutes
Add more water if necessary to maintain constancy
Add oysters, parsley, and cilantro, simmer until oysters start to curl ~ 3 minutes.
Add reserved Bacon and cook for ~1minute.
Remove from heat and adjust seasoning.
Serve with hot French Bread.