Breasts of Chicken Stuffed with Smoked Fish in a Mushroom and Prawn Sauce

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Appears in
A Taste of Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1976

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This strange combination smells and tastes extremely good and the flavour of the sauce is wonderful. It is an erotic looking dish which is simple to make. If you can’t get the ready boned chicken breasts an obliging butcher would probably bone some breasts for you.


  • 6 boned chicken breasts
  • ¾ lb smoked cod fillets (350 g)


Butter a fairly large ovenproof gratinée dish. Lay out the chicken breasts flesh side up and rub them with the crushed garlic. Sprinkle them with plenty of black pepper and salt. Chop the fish up into small cubes and put it in a mixing bowl. Stir the chopped chives or fennel leaves and the fennel seed and some more black pepper thoroughly into the fish. Put a spoonful of this mixture in the cen