Oysters A La King

Oysters a la king.
  • 1 pint oysters
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup green pepper, diced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon pimento, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. Simmer oysters in their liquor for about 5 minutes or until edges begin to curl. Drain.
  2. Cook celery and green pepper in butter until tender.
  3. Blend in flour, add milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  4. Into beaten egg, stir a little of the hot sauce, then add egg mixture to sauce, stirring constantly.
  5. Add oysters, seasonings and heat thoroughly.
  6. Serve in patty shells or on buttered toast.
Serves 6.

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