Roasted Quail Stuffed with Creole Oyster Dressing

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 27 mins

Quail can be purchased in any gourmet or specialty food stores.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan.
  3. Add shallots, onions& celery.
  4. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic& continue sautéing for 1 more minute.
  6. Add the 1 cup of reserved oyster liquid& bring to a simmer.
  7. Add the chopped oysters& cook another 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Place into a large bowl with bread cubes& season with thyme, salt& pepper.
  9. To prepare the quail, season the quail very well, including the inside of the meat, with salt& pepper.
  10. Stuff each quail with 2 ounces of the stuffing& brush with butter.
  11. Roast the quail about 20 minutes.
  12. Because quail are so small, serve 2 quails per person.