Grandma’s Quail

Grandma’s Quail

Recipe By:Jen Lee
“My grandmother cooked very easy and delicious recipe for the guys during quail season. Pheasant can be substituted for the quail.”

Ingredients

  • 8 quail
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Heat the shortening in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the quail with the garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste. Place the flour in a shallow dish; roll the quail in the flour.
  3. Working in batches, brown the quail on all sides in the preheated shortening. Place the browned quail in a large roasting pan or casserole dish; pour the water over the quail and cover with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F (75 degrees C), taken in the thickest part of the thigh. Spoon the sour cream over the quails, allow the sour cream to melt before serving.

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