Bacon-Wrapped Quail

Game recipes are growing in popularity. This simple quail recipe calls for only five ingredients, including salt and pepper. The prep is quick and easy and the end result is a treat for the taste buds.


8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


8 quail, dressed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
8 bacon slices
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted


Sprinkle quail with salt and pepper, and wrap with bacon slices. Place, breast side down, in a roasting pan. Brush with melted butter.

Bake at 425° for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 325°, and bake, covered, 40 to 45 minutes or until done. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.