If you’re cooking up some chicken or turkey, and are wondering what you can do to make the stuffing extra special, why not try making some oyster stuffing?
It might sound weird at first, as many people don’t think that oysters can taste good within stuffing, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
In fact, oysters, both fresh and canned, are really good in stuffing, and they add a unique flavor that works great with many meals, and by itself.
It became popular in America when it was brought over by British colonists, and it is a variation of normal stuffing that has been going strong ever since! Ideal for special occasions!
There are also many different recipes that you can follow in order to make oyster stuffing, with slight variations, and method alternatives.
If you’re looking for a good and simple recipe to follow, so you can try to make this dish yourself, keep reading. We have compiled a list of our top 10 favorite oyster stuffing recipes, which are some of the best around!
Are you ready? Then let’s get right into it!
First up we have this delicious oyster stuffing recipe, self-titled as the best ever, by Lena Abraham, featured on Delish. It is perfect as a homemade stuffing that you bring to the Thanksgiving table, or for any other special occasion.
The recipe is made to serve around 8 people, although you can easily change the quantities, and it will take you around 25 min of prep time, and 2 hours of cooking time.
The recipe includes quite the list of ingredients but don’t let it intimidate you. The steps are really easy to follow and the recipe as a whole is incredibly easy and accessible, with very little experience required!
Next up we have an oyster stuffing recipe that is incredibly fast to make compared to most of the others, making it perfect for a quick last-minute dish. It is by Taste of Home, and the positive ratings back it up as a favorite amongst people!
The recipe is made to serve around 4 people, although you can easily change the quantities. It should take you around 30 min of prep time, and another 30 min of baking time, and then it’s done!
The recipe also comes with all of the nutritional values and facts, if you want to double-check that, and it is super easy to follow, even for beginners!
Oyster stuffing can sound like a complicated thing to make, especially if you’re a beginner within the world of cooking, but this recipe by Food Network proves otherwise, as it is incredibly easy to follow!
The recipe is made to serve 4 people approximately, although you can easily change the quantities. Timewise, it will take you around one hour of prep time, and another hour on top for cooking time.
The end result is absolutely delicious, and it is all about enhancing the rich flavor of the oysters, for that seaside touch to the meal.
If you prefer to have your oysters smoked, for that extra layer of flavor, then you absolutely have to try out this smoked oyster stuffing recipe by Champagne Tastes, written by Sarah. It’s easy, affordable, and an interesting twist to the traditional oyster stuffing recipe.
The recipe as it is will serve around 6 people, although you can easily increase or decrease the quantities. As for the time it will take, it requires only 5 min of prep time, and just under an hour of cooking time. So it’s pretty fast!
It’s honestly one of our favorites, as it always impresses the guests, and the steps are super easy to follow so the princess should be effortless.
Oyster stuffing can be made all the more interesting by adding other star ingredients, and this oyster stuffing recipe by the Gourmet Test Kitchen does just that, by adding in some bacon and some herbs.
Perfect for adding an extra layer of flavor, and turning into a fresh alternate version of the classic.
The recipe as it is will serve around 8 to 10 people, which is quite a lot, but you can adapt the quantities as needed. Timewise, it should take you around one hour of prep, and another hour of cooking.
The end result is a delicious and aromatic golden brown baked oyster stuffing, perfect for Thanksgiving, or any other special occasion.
Another excellent and tasty variation of the classic oyster stuffing is this recipe by Close Harbour Seafood, in which you add in some fennel, tarragon, and sausage. And trust us, the combination of flavors is divine.
The recipe is designed to make around 8 people, although you can easily change the ingredient quantities as needed. As for the actual creation of this dish, it should take you around 60 min of prep time, and an hour and a half of cooking time.
The recipe comes with easy steps for you to follow, and it also comes with some tips on the exact equipment that you will need, for the best results possible.
Sourced from Diana Rattray, George Hughes (author of the Your Quality Fishmonger food blog), brings us this delicious recipe for oyster stuffing, which is especially ideal for being served with turkey, at Thanksgiving.
The recipe, as it is, is designed to produce around 10 cups of stuffing, although you can male more or less as needed by adapting the ingredient quantities. It should take you around 25 min of prep time, and a further hour of cooking time.
The recipe includes a list of all of the ingredients needed, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to go about creating the dish. Simple and easy!
Fresh herbs are the perfect way to complement the rich and intense flavor of oysters within a stuffing, and this amazing recipe by Rachael Ray Every Day is the perfect way to prove as much.
The recipe is designed to serve around 8 people, although you can easily switch this up by using more or less of the ingredients. In total, it should take you around 25 min of prep time, and 50 min of cooking time.
There are very few steps to this recipe because it is incredibly simple and you don’t need a lot of cooking experience in order to get a good result. So try it out!
Oyster stuffing is seriously an amazing alternative to the classic stuffing and it is perfect for Thanksgiving. And, this recipe by Cookist is sure to help you impress the guests as it is very easy to follow!
The recipe as written will serve around 8 people, although you can easily make more if needed by changing the ingredient amounts. As for the time it takes to make, it is a total of around an hour and 45 min, not too bad!
Oh, and don’t worry about the oysters being too much of a strong flavor, as they blend in with the rest of the ingredients and end up becoming quite mild. Just a subtle richness that makes the stuffing all the better!
Last, but certainly not least, on our list of favorite oyster stuffing recipes, we have this one by All Roads Lead to the Kitchen. And trust us, it’s a good one.
The recipe as written is designed to serve around 8 to 10 people, although you can easily adapt this. And it should take you around 20 min of prep time, then around an hour and 10 min of cooking time.
It makes use of tasty plump oysters, smoked bacon, French bread mingle, amongst other things, and the steps are really easy to follow so you should end up with a successful stuffing by the end of it!
There are many more oyster stuffing recipes and plenty more variations that you can try out. But for your first-ever try, we recommend using one of the recipes that we provided in our list, as they truly are some of the very best.
Hopefully, your guests will think so too!