Maryland Oyster Pie Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 24 large shucked oysters, with liquor
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 small potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Generous sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oyster liquor
  • 1/2 cup warm half-and-half
  • 1 Flaky Pie Crust (see the recipe below)
How to cook Maryland Oyster Pie:
  • Prepare the Flaky Pie Crust for pie and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  • Arrange alternate layers of oysters, onion slices, and potatoes in an 8 to 9-inch pie plate. Place bay leaf in center of pie and season pie with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  • Measure out 2 tablespoons of oyster liquid, and reserve remaining liquor for another use.
  • Mix oyster liquid with half-and-half and pour over top of oyster filling. Cover filling with pie crust dough and crimp edges around pie plate. Prick top of dough several times with a fork.
  • Bake for approximately 15 minutes until crust of pie is golden brown.
  • Serve the Maryland Oyster Pie immediately.

Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

Flaky Pie Crust Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Sprinkling of flour
How to cook Flaky Pie Crust:
  • Sift flour and salt on a board. Cut butter into flour with a fork or pastry blender, and mix well.
  • Gradually add just enough cold water to hold the dough together. Form dough into a ball.
  • Lightly flour board and roll dough out to 1/8 to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut dough for 8 to 9-inch pie about 1 inch wider all around and use this and any extra dough to fold under and press around the edges when pie is ready for baking.

Note:

The Maryland Oyster Pie recipe easy to prepare and so good!


This recipe for Maryland Oyster Pie serves/makes: 4

The Maryland Oyster Pie recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Oysters (more Oysters recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: American (more American recipes)

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