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Holiday Baked Quail

Yield 6 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 quail, cleaned
  • 1/2 cup shortening

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl; stir well. Dredge each cleaned quail in flour mixture.

  2. Melt shortening in a large cast-iron skillet; add quail, and brown on both sides. Remove from skillet, and drain well on paper towels.

  3. Transfer quail to a lightly greased 2-quart casserole. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until quail is tender. Serve quail over Wild Rice.

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