Quail is a small game bird that is part of the pheasant family. Favoured by chefs for its lean meat and sweet flavour, it is a healthy alternative to chicken. Quails are usually farmed and therefore they are available all year round.
The number of items in your shopping list has exceeded the maximum limit. Please remove some items, or create a new shopping list. Nutrition Facts.
They are basically teeny chickens, with a delicate flavor and super tender meat. Even wild ones tend to be tender, although they are denser and more flavorful than domestic quail. I know, that sounds dirty.
About 40 minutes, plus 1 hour marinating. Blackened Quail With Watercress Sauce. We're currently performing maintenance on the site. Certain actions are not working at this time.
A gourmet plate featuring quail breast and legs, and red and yellow plums. Season quail with salt and pepper, place skin side down and sear until skin becomes golden and crispy. Baste quail constantly with butter in pan for 3- 5 min.
Cook quail by roasting it in the oven, grilling it, or sauteeing it on the stovetop. Its lean meat can dry out quickly, so you'll need to carefully monitor its progress regardless of which cooking method you use. To cook quail in the oven, start by tying the quail's legs together with kitchen twine so the bird stays steady as you cook it.
Use this restaurant-ready recipe when you want to pull out all of the stops for guests. Coat quail breasts generously with olive oil, then season both sides with salt and pepper. Place quail breasts into pan skin side down.
Share your post with your fan club! Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts. I've never made nor eaten quail, but the fellow I'm dating hunted some recently and has some quail breast in his freezer. And, since he can't cook, asked me if I'd cook them for him.
Asian Style Roasted Quail — these quails are full of flavor and spice, simply delicious. First of all, they are so cute and small. I made mine Asian style and marinated them for about half hour before.