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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!
  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

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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2967 Calories from Fat 1851

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g318.2%

Saturated Fat 50.3 g251.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1227.6 mg409.2%

Sodium 3062.5 mg127.6%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.5%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.4%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 225 g449.7%

Vitamin A 874.8% Vitamin C 226.3%

Calcium 39.6% Iron 175.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Minced Quail In Lettuce Leaves Recipe