Roasted Quail Stuffed with Creole Oyster Dressing

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READY IN: 47mins
Recipe by Alan Leonetti

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.

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