Quail recipes

Quail are grain fed, very lean, meaty and tasty

They are quick to prepare and cook and go well on the BBQ and are great as a treat.

Butterfly Quail

The butterfly quail have had the backbone and rib bones removed and they are very easy to cook on a grill, BBQ or in a fry pan.

One is quite enough for a main course but they are very moorish!

Rosemary and garlic

Chop some garlic and fresh rosemary. Mix it into a little olive oil with some freshly ground pepper. Brush over the quail and season with a little sea salt and grill for about 5 minutes on each side.

Lemon and olive oil

Ten minutes before cooking squeeze some fresh lemon juice over the quail. When ready to cook brush a little olive oil, some freshly ground salt and pepper. Grill for about 5 minutes on each side.

Whole Quail are quick and easy to roast and don’t take long to prepare One is quite enough for a main course.

Whole Roast Quail

Place a clove of garlic and a sprig of thyme into the cavity of the quail.

Drizzle over a little olive oil and season with some salt and pepper.

Roast in a hot oven for 15 -20 minutes.

Roast Quail with prosciutto

Wrap the whole quail with a slice of prosciutto and a couple of sprigs of sage or rosemary on the cavity.

Drizzle with a little olive oil and some freshly ground black pepper.

Roast in a hot oven for 15 -20 minutes.

Quail recipes