Crumb Coated Roast Dove
|Fine dry bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Crumbled oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced or mashed|
|Parsley sprigs||4 , finely chopped|
|Olive oil||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Combine bread crumbs, oregano, pepper, garlic, and parsley.
Thoroughly clean doves and pat dry.
Sprinkle them with salt; brush with olive oil.
Completely coat the outside of each dove with the crumb mixture; arrange in a large greased utility pan.
Combine catsup, water, and any remaining olive oil and crumbs; pour over birds.
Cover with foil.
Roast in a moderate oven (350°) for 2 hours, or until doves are tender.
Add a small amount of water to the pan if needed.