Spatchcocks are small, meaty tender chickens. In this recipe they are glazed with a delicious orange-tea marmalade. In addition, a wealth of heart-healthy vitamins and minerals come in each spatchcock. Serve on a bed of wild rice.
Once spatchcocked (split open and flattened), poussins or small chickens can be quickly grilled, each bird providing a single serving. Here they are basted with a Japanese-style mixture made with fresh ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables, such as snow peas.
Wild Quail has a taste all of it's own ,Very different to commercially grown Quail as they are free range and feed on natural seed and the such
Quail can be taken during the hunt season from around Easter time through to june , check dates .Hunting with a dog is recommended as Quail can sit tight in thick ground cover , and are very hard to find once downed in such cover .
My Labrador first on the scene usually partakes in the feast of the first 4 or 5 before allowing me to start filling my quota
Take 6 to 8 Fresh field shot Stubble Quail . Once plucked , cut down middle of breast with sharp scissors and butterfly . This makes it easy to gut and prepare for cooking .
Lightly cover Quail with olive oil , salt , oregano and Garlic . At this stage the Quail can be left to marinate for 1 hour or frozen .
Grill for around 7 min each side on high .
Nice light summer fresh flavours to this rabbit dish. Suitable for a summer dish rather than the usual winter heavy rabbit dishes seen more commonly. There are only 2 of us so we use leftovers to make delicious steamed rabbit dumplings, rabbit soup or pie. I do it in the slow cooker so easy, tender and ready when you get home from work. If you find most rabbit dishes "too heavy" this is the dish for you! Could equally be done with chicken. This is suitable for low fat,low calorie, low GI, diabetic, low carb, gluten free, high protein, diary free and egg free diets.
Kangaroo is a perfect meat for stir fries because it is lean but rich tasting. You can use other vegies but these work so well.
Roo burgers for the BBQ or cooked inside in the frypan. Serve in Turkish bread rolls with lettuce and tomato or add any burger fillings that you like..
Nice light summer fresh flavours to this rabbit dish.
Suitable for a summer dish rather than the usual winter heavy rabbit dishes seen more commonly.
Leftovers great to make steamed rabbit dumplings and rabbit soup.