Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 lb Chicken breasts, boneless

  2. 1 c Butter

  3. 1/2 c Wine (dry white)

  4. 3 c Cracker crumbs (fine)

  5. 1/2 c Fresh shucked medium --OR-- -small oysters 

  6. 3/4lb(875g) -with liquor reserved.

  7. 3/4 c Whipping cream

  8. 2 tb Aromatic bitters

  9. 2 ts Worcestershire sauce

  10. 1/2 ts Salt

  11. 1/2 ts Pepper

  12. 1/2 ts Thyme, dried ds Hot pepper sauce --OR-- -pinch of cayenne pepper. Fresh parsley sprigs

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces. In skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the butter over medium-high heat; brown chicken, in batches. Remove chicken and set aside. Pour off fat in skillet; add wine and bring to boil; scraping up brown bit from the pan. Remove from heat. In saucepan, melt remaining butter; toss with crumbs. Set aside. Drain oysters, reserve liquor in measure;add enough water to make 3/4 cup. Pat one-third of the crumbs into greased 13 inch by 9 inch baking dish. Combine chicken with oysters; arrange half of the mixture over the crumbs. Pat half of the remaining crumbs on top; cover with remaining oyster mixture. Pat remaining crumbs on top. Combine oyster liquor, wine mixture, whipping cream, aromatic bitters, worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, thyme and hot pepper sauce; pour over casserole. Bake in 375 F (190 C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbling and heated through. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately. NOTE: Oysters add a festive flavor to this easy to make dish. Be sure to use fresh NOT canned oysters. For a sit-down dinner, you may substitute chicken pieces for the boneless breasts. —– Archive January 2010 December 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008


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