Oysters with Chardonnay Recipe

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Oysters with Chardonnay Recipe

How To Make Oysters with Chardonnay

A delightful meal for an exquisite dining experience. A fancy take on simple ingredients that'll sure to be a just reward for a busy week.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 24 oysters , on the half shell
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup Chardonnay , or other dry white wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp Madras curry
  • salt and pepper , to taste


  1. Drain the oysters, reserving the juice.
  2. Sauté the shallot in butter in a skillet for 1 minute to soften.
  3. Add the wine.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.
  6. Add the reserved oyster juice.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Strain into a saucepan, discarding solids.
  9. Stir in the cream.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.
  12. Thicken with flour-water mixture if necessary.
  13. Stir in the curry and salt.
  14. Arrange the oysters (in shells) in a roasting pan.
  15. Season with pepper and 1 tablespoons of sauce each.

  16. Bake at 450 degrees F for 3 to 4 minutes or until the oysters are cooked and the cream is beginning to brown.

  17. Garnish with watercress.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 107mg
  • Calories: 775kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 185mg
  • Fat: 51g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 283mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 31g
  • Sodium: 69mg
  • Vitamin A: 1927IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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