Lemon-Baked Quail

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


16 quail, dressed
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 sprig fresh mint, chopped


Place quail in a shallow roasting pan; add water. Cover and bake at 300° for 30 minutes.

Combine remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Pour mixture over quail. Cover and bake an additional hour or until quail is tender, basting often.

Remove cover from roasting pan. Broil quail 4 inches from heating element 3 minutes or until lightly browned.