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                       Creamed Oysters In Patty Shell
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood/Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Qt.           shucked Maryland
                         standard oysters (with liquor)
      1/4  C.            butter
    1      Small         onion -- chopped fine
    1      Stalk         celery -- diced
    2      Tbsp.         flour
    1      C.            oyster liquor
    1      C.            milk
    1      Tsp.          salt
      1/2  Tsp.          McCormick-Schilling mace
      1/4  Tsp.          McCormick-Schilling black pepper
    1      Dash          McCormick-Schilling nutmeg
    1      Dash          McCormick-Schilling cayenne pepper
    3      Tbsp.         flour
   16                    cooked patty shells
 
 Drain oysters; reserve liquor. Melt butter; saute onion
 and celery until soft and golden. Blend in 2 tablespoons
 flour. Gradually stir in oyster liquor and milk. Add salt,
 mace, black pepper, nutmeg and cayenne pepper. Blend in 3
 tablespoons flour and cook, stirring constantly until mixture
 comes to boil and thickens. Add oysters to sauce; heat until
 oysters plump and edges curl. Do not boil. Spoon about 1/2
 cup oyster mixture into each patty shell. Serve immediately.
 Makes 8 servings, 2 patty shells each.
 
 
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