Quail Recipes


Quail a la Porky

Quail a la Porky

8 quail


1 quart water
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 bay leaves
2 juniper berries, crushed

2/3 cup lard

1. mix brine ingredients and brine quail for 1 hour - placing plate on top of quail to submerge
2. put oven on broil and place rack very close to heating element
3. add lard to frying pan
4. pepper quail
5. cook quail in lard 2 minutes on each of 4 sides
6. serve (I enjoy with Aged Gouda Polenta)