breast of pheasant with fresh mushrooms and cognac

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

I haven't made this recipe so I'm guessing at the prep and cook times. From the Best of the Best from Texas II Cookbook. Cornish Hens may also be used in this recipe.

serves 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For breast of pheasant with fresh mushrooms and cognac

  • 3
    pheasant breasts
  • 4 Tbsp
    safflower oil
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 pt
    fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    cognac
  • 10 1/2 oz
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 c
    pine nuts
  • 1 c
    green grapes
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How To Make breast of pheasant with fresh mushrooms and cognac

  • 1
    With a sharp knife, remove the skin from the pheasant breasts and discard.
  • 2
    Cut along the breast bone and remove the breast.
  • 3
    Cut into 2 pieces.
  • 4
    Heat the safflower oil in a heavy skillet; dust the pheasant breast with flour and saute over low heat on both sides until brown.
  • 5
    Remove the pheasant from the pan and keep warm.
  • 6
    Discard the oil.
  • 7
    In the same pan, melt the margarine and saute the mushrooms and onions.
  • 8
    Add cognac and the mushroom soup and bring to a boil.
  • 9
    Spoon over the pheasant breast and serve.
  • 10
    Garnish with pine nuts and sliced green grapes.

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