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Minced Quail In Lettuce Leaves

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Minced Quail In Lettuce Leaves is an amazingly delicious side dish. Serve this Minced Quail In Lettuce Leaves; I am sure you will always be tempted to prepare this for every party!
Ingredients
  Cornish game hen 1 , skinned, boned, and finely minced
  Quail 2 (About 5 Pound)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Minced ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled
  Bamboo shoots 1⁄2 Pound, finley minced
  Dry sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Lettuce pieces 30 (Bite Sized)
  Minced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1
Directions

Mix quail with egg and salt and set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
Stir in cayenne pepper, ginger, and garlic and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Add bamboo shoots and continue stir-frying 3 to 4 minutes longer.
Allow spiced shoots to cool, then rapidly mix them into the quail and egg mixture.
Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the pan over high heat; stir in the minced quail mixture, then sprinkle with dry sherry.
Saute 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until quail is cooked and is beginning to brown.
Mound hot minced quail in the center of a platter and surround with cold, bite-sized lettuce leaves.
Garnish quail with minced green onions and a small pinch of cayenne pepper for color.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Poultry

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