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Squirrel Dinner

Russ Myers


Mother Nature has provided the main ingredient for this recipe. Outdoors-men will appreciate this savory meal. I'm not certain where this recipe originated from, but it has always been a favorite for our hunters.

★★★★★ 3 votes
4-6 servings
30 Min
2 Hr


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3-4 squirrels
2 lg. onions
3 Tbs. cider vinegar
pinch thyme
salt to taste
pepper to taste
12 prunes
cornstarch and water (to thicken pan juices)
brown rice, cook as directed

How to Make Squirrel Dinner


  • 1Clean squirrels and cut into serving pieces. Brown pieces in butter but do not cook through. Put meat in deep oven-safe pan or skillet. Saute onions. Place sauteed onions over meat and add water to cover. Add vinegar, salt, pepper and thyme. Cover and place in oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until meat is tender. Turn oven down to 325 degrees. Add prunes. Continue baking 45 minutes longer. Remove from oven. Thicken pan juices, and serve squirrel and gravy with brown rice and parsley.

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About Squirrel Dinner

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

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