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Blackcurrant Pheasant

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  Pheasant 3 Pound, quartered (1 1/2 Kilogram)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Water 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Blackcurrant conserve 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
  Chicken stock 8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup, 250 Milliliter)
  Red wine 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
For glazed vegetables
  Carrots 12 Small, scrubbed
  Turnips 12 Small, scrubbed
  Pickling onions/Shallots 12
  New potatoes 12 Small, scrubbed
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon

1. Season pheasant with black pepper and place on a rack set in a heatproof baking dish. Pour water into dish.
2. Place oil, conserve and orange juice in a small bowl and mix to combine. Brush pheasant with conserve mixture and bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4, basting frequently, for 40 minutes or until pheasant is tender.
3. To make glazed vegetables, place carrots, turnips, onions and potatoes in a lightly greased baking dish. Place honey and oil in a small bowl and mix to combine. Brush vegetables with honey mixture and bake at 200°C/400°F/Gas 6, basting frequently, for 30 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
4. Remove pheasant from pan, cover, set aside and keep warm. Skim fat from pan juices, add stock and wine and any remaining conserve mixture to pan, place over a medium heat and bring to the boil, stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes or until sauce reduces and thickens slightly. Pour sauce over pheasant and serve immediately, with vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4763 Calories from Fat 1598

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 178 g274.4%

Saturated Fat 44.7 g223.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 973.4 mg324.5%

Sodium 4378.1 mg182.4%

Total Carbohydrates 406 g135.4%

Dietary Fiber 72.5 g289.9%

Sugars 171.8 g

Protein 353 g706.4%

Vitamin A 2061.7% Vitamin C 846.4%

Calcium 112.5% Iron 135.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blackcurrant Pheasant Recipe