Simple Baked Quail

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Quail have been in our society for centuries, and have been overlooked as a food source because of agricultural advances and factory farming in the poultry and beef industry. However, their taste is simply supurb, and they are making a rapid comeback in the food industry.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8
quail
1 stick
butter (or margarine)
1 1/2 c
flour
1 c
water
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Season each quail with salt and pepper
Put in paper sack with flour and toss to coat
2Butter the bottom of an iron skillet or Dutch oven, then place the quail in the skillet
Pour melted butter (or margarine) over the quail, making sure it covers each one
3Cook at 300 degrees F for about 2 hours and 30 minutes, adding more water if needed
Use water drippings to make gravy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American