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    Mary Washington

    Source of Recipe

    MSN Community - J & S Favorite Recipes = posted by RodCanCook

    Recipe Introduction

    This was George Washington's favorite recipe. Mary was the mother of the first president.

    List of Ingredients


    4 (8oz) full skinless-
    boneless chicken breasts
    1 cup bread crumbs
    1/4 cup white wine
    1 lg. onion
    3 tbsp. lemon juice
    1/8 tsp. mace or nutmeg
    2 oz. butter
    8 oz. shucked oysters
    2 lg. spinach leaves
    salt & pepper to taste


    1 med. onion
    1 oz, butter
    4 oz. oysters
    1 cup heavy cream
    1 oz. white wine
    Salt & pepper to taste
    1 tbsp. lemon juice
    Bread crumbs


    For Chicken:

    In a pan saute butter and onions until translucent. Add oysters. Simmer, add salt and pepper, white wine and lemon juice. Reduce, then add bread crumbs and mace. Thicken and cool. Pound out chicken and top with 2 large spinach leaves per breast and top with a 4 heaping tablespoons of oyster stuffing. Roll and wrap in cheesecloth. Poach for 5-10 minutes. Remove and slice. Top with sauce.

    For Sauce:

    Combine all ingredients (except bread crumbs) and simmer, add bread crumbs until thickened.




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