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Grilled Quail 1/4 pound hickory-smoked bacon, diced 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon minced shallots 8 ounces heavy whipping cream 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh sage 12 quail, semi-boned Extra-virgin olive oil as needed 1 large sweet red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons clarified butter Polenta (see recipe below) Sautéed spinach
Recipe from “The Pleasure of Their Companies.”
Serves 4 Preparation Time: 5 Minutes Cooking Time: 20 to 30 Minutes 8 small (4-ounce) or 4 large (8-ounce) quail, split down the back and flattened 1/2 cup flour mixed with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1 teaspoon thyme 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 shallots, minced
Boneless Smoked Quail 6 boned quail, about 3 ounces each 2 teaspoons Lawry’s seasoning salt 2 teaspoons Ac’cent seasoning 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 3/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning Mix spices together, adding water (about 7 to 8 teaspoons) until an almost thin consistency is reached. Be
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