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Mad Scientist Stew

Mad Scientist Stew
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Treat your family with this stew that’s made with corn, milk and oysters - a tasty dinner perfect for Halloween.
Updated Oct 24, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 medium stalks celery, sliced (1 1/4 cups)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 package (9 oz) frozen white shoepeg corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 containers (16 oz each) shucked oysters, drained, liquid reserved
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 8 slices (1/2 inch thick) French bread, toasted
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup), if desired
  • Red pepper sauce, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook celery, onion and garlic in butter 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add corn; cook 1 minute. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  • 2
    Gradually add milk, half-and-half and reserved oyster liquid, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in oysters. Cook over low heat until edges of oysters begin to curl. Remove from heat; stir in sherry.
  • 3
    Serve stew with French bread. Garnish with green onions. Serve with pepper sauce.

Nutrition

329 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
329
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
725mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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