Paleo Fried Oyster Chowder

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It’s not that I wouldn’t have tried oyster on my own, but I am very grateful that my hubby introduced me to them right after we started dating.

Since then I’ve never met a oyster I didn’t like :) This quick and easy oyster stew recipe is sure to please any oyster lover, and it’s Paleo Friendly (using coconut cream instead of the half & half)! And although the stew itself is super yummy, I strongly encourage you make a few fried oysters to garnish!! (click HERE for my Grain Free Breading Recipe, just drain your oysters and generously coat them withe my breading mix and fry until golden brown in the healthy fat of your choice) The contrast of the crispy fried oyster with the creaminess of the stew is a true party in your mouth :)

Paleo Oyster Chowder
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Serves: 2-4
 

Ingredients
  • ½ cup chopped Carrot
  • ½ cup chopped Onion
  • ½ cup chopped Celery
  • 2 cups Coconut Cream (buy HERE) or Half & Half (1 cup whole milk + 1 cup cream)
  • 1 pint fresh Oysters (with liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Celery Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon White Pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Potato Starch
  • Breaded Oysters for garnish (click HERE for my recipe)

Instructions
  1. In a sauce pan over medium heat, sauté onions, celery & carrots in butter for about 5 minutes, or until the carrots are almost cooked
  2. Season onions, celery & carrots with celery salt, white pepper & paprika, stir to combine
  3. Add oysters with liquid and cook until the edges of the oysters begin to curl
  4. Whisk together potato starch and half & half until blended smooth then add to your oysters & veggies
  5. Reduce heat to low (almost simmering) and cook for about 5 minutes
  6. Garnish with several crispy fried oysters on the top of each bowl
  7. Enjoy!

 

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Hayley Ryczek

Hayley Ryczek is a health food blogger at Health Starts in the Kitchen and certified Holistic Health Coach educated by the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She is passionate about REAL FOOD for optimum health and enjoys creating healthy recipes that she shares on her blog. Hayley resides in southwestern Pennsylvania with her husband, Ray. Together they have a beautiful organic garden, raise heritage breed chickens & turkeys and enjoy foraging for wild mushrooms & other edible treasures.

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