Alabama Smothered Dove

Alabama Smothered Dove Recipe

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Marsha Gardner


Another food I never ate or prepared before moving to Alabama. Can't imagine now not eating these sweet little birds. Yummy.

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dove, dressed and cleaned
6 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 c
chicken stock
1/2 c
sherry, pale and dry
kosher salt and black pepper to taste

How to Make Alabama Smothered Dove


  • 1Season the dove with salt and pepper.

    Melt butter in a heavy skillet and brown the dove.

    Remove the dove to a baking dish.

    Add flour to the butter in the skillet and stir to combine.
  • 2Slowly add the chicken broth, sherry, salt and pepper.
    Mix well and pour over the dove.

    Cover and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes - 1 hour or until the quail are done.

    This is very good served over rice with some homemade biscuits.

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Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes

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