Oyster Stuffing

Oyster Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups onions, chopped
  • 5 stalks celery, diced
  • 5 cups crumbled cornbread
  • 1/2 cup cooked turkey giblets, chopped
  • 1 dozen shucked oysters
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups chicken stock

Directions

  • In a skillet, sauté the celery with the onions until the onions are translucent.
  • In a large bowl combine the crumbled cornbread, cooked celery, cooked onions, giblets, oysters, parsley, basil, salt, paprika, dried sage and nutmeg. Toss well.
  • Beat the 2 eggs. Add the eggs and chicken stock to the stuffing mixture.
  • Stuff stuffing in turkey’s cavity.
  • Remove stuffing promptly once turkey is cooked.

 

  • Alternatively, the stuffing can be baked separately in a large casserole dish.
  • Bake it in a preheated 350 F (175 degrees C) oven approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
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