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Old 11-04-2011, 07:59 AM   #1
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Quail Cooking Times

I got two quail from the market today. I have never cooked, or eaten them; so i asked the lady behind the counter for advice. she said to cook at 200° for 30mins, but when i look at recipes on line, it gives conflicting times.
So just wanting any advice from people that have cooked it.
It is whole, bone in.
Do i have to stuff it?
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:34 AM   #2
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Lots of ways to cook quail. I think 200º F is too low. Recipes I've seen call for 300º - 350º F. Stuffing is always optional. I would stuff it with assorted mushrooms and maybe wild rice.

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Old 11-04-2011, 09:18 AM   #3
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Be sure to wrap it in bacon. Quail has no fat and if you don't wrap it in bacon, it will be dried out, for sure.

I usually grill quail, and they take about 8 minutes per side. 200 degrees sounds too low.

I would consult Chef John Ash for time and temp to cook quail. He's a noted chef and teacher and game expert.
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:29 AM   #4
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200 is low if the OP was talking fahrenheit. It might be just right if they meant centrigrade. 30 minutes at about 400F seems right for a bird so small.
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:39 AM   #5
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Oh yeah sorry, i mean 200° centigrade.
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