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Simple Baked Quail

Russ Myers


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.

★★★★★ 3 votes
10 Min
2 Hr 30 Min


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1 stick
butter (or margarine)
1 1/2 c
1 c
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Simple Baked Quail


  • 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

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About Simple Baked Quail

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

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