Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Oysters

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Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About

Supposedly aphrodisiac oysters appear in the following recipe, which I developed for a Valentine’s Day dinner, and thereafter used it on a number of occasions, as it tastes so good and is easy to cook.

This use of oysters with meat, particularly poultry, has very long traditions in English cookery, dating back to a time when oysters were part of the everyday diet, and not a luxury. The practice still survives in the traditional American kitchen, where oysters are used to stuff turke