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alabama smothered dove

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

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

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)

Ingredients For alabama smothered dove

  • 12
    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

  • 1
    Season 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.
  • 2
    Slowly 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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