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Sour Cream Quail

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Ingredients
  Salt pork pieces 6
  Quail 6
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Juniper berries 12 , crushed
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sour cream 1 Pint (6 Days Old)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash the quail well and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
2. Wrap 1 slice of the salt pork around each quail, fastening with a toothpick.

MAKING
3. In a large casserole or Dutch oven, melt the butter over a medium flame.
4. Brown the quail well on all sides.
5. Add the juniper berries to the pot and lightly sauté.
6. Pour the boiling water and add seasonings.
7. Cover the pot and reduce the flame.
8. Simmer for 1 ½ to 2 hours, adding more water if required while cooking.
9. Finally pour in the cream and simmer for another 30 minutes until you get a rich smooth sauce.

SERVING
10. Serve the quail with the sauce over wild rice.

TIPS
If the cream curdles, add a teaspoon of hot water slowly until the cream becomes smooth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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