quail gumbo

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By Rev BJ Friley
from Vicksburg, MS

This is 1 of the many recipes that I have developed over my lifetime of outdoor life.

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Ingredients For quail gumbo

  • 4 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
    cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 1 c
    diced onion
  • 4 c
    hot water
  • 1 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 1 c
    chopped green onion
  • 1 tsp
    ground white pepper
  • 6
    quail
  • 1 lb
    link sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 Tbsp
    gumbo file
  • cooked brown or white rice
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How To Make quail gumbo

  • 1
    Combine flour and grease in a heavy skillet.
  • 2
    Cook, stirring constantly until roux is the color of a new penny.
  • 3
    Transfer roux into a stockpot.
  • 4
    Add bacon and diced onion.
  • 5
    Cook until diced onion is soft.
  • 6
    Stir in water, parsley, dry mustard, seasoning salt, green onion and white pepper.
  • 7
    Add quail.
  • 8
    Simmer 1 hour.
  • 9
    In a skillet, brown sausage and drain well.
  • 10
    Remove quail, debone and cut into bite-size pieces.
  • 11
    Return quail pieces to liquid.
  • 12
    Add sausage.
  • 13
    Prior to serving, stir in gumbo file.
  • 14
    Serve in bowls over cooked rice.
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