Angels on horseback



noun

shucked oysters wrapped in bacon and broiled, grilled, or baked and served on toast points
Examples

Angels on horseback is a traditional British hors d’oeuvre and postlude and it is complemented by devils on horseback, the ‘hot’ version with Tabasco and red peppers.
Word Origin

the ‘angels’ are oysters, the saddle is the bacon, the ‘horse’ is the toast
Usage Note

cooking

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