Poached Oysters in Fennel-Saffron Soup

Poached Oysters in Fennel-Saffron Soup
Photo by Pornchai Mittongtare


  • 3 cups freshly shucked oysters or three 8-ounce jars shucked oysters
  • 4 8-ounce bottles clam juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 1 cup water
    • 3 tablespoons Pernod or other anise-flavored liqueur
    • 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads

Melt butter in heavy medium skillet over medium heat. Add fennel and sauté until golden, about 10 minutes. Add 1 cup water; cover and cook until fennel is very tender, about 20 minutes. Puree fennel mixture in processor. Set aside. Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and...

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