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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Scalloped Oysters and Chicken

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Category: Main Dish, Poultry, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Chicken breasts, boneless
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1/2 c Wine (dry white)
  • 3 c Cracker crumbs (fine)
  • 3 1/2 c Fresh shucked medium --OR--
  • -small oysters 1 3/4lb(875g)
  • -with liquor reserved.
  • 3/4 c Whipping cream
  • 2 tb Aromatic bitters
  • 2 ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 ts Thyme, dried
  • ds Hot pepper sauce --OR--
  • -pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Fresh parsley sprigs


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.

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