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Pheasant With Green Apples

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Ingredients
  Canadian bacon 1⁄4 Pound, diced
  Onion 1⁄2 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pheasant 1
  Tart green apples 4 , peeled, cored and thickly sliced
  Cointreau 4 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a n oven proof casserole, add butter and olive oil.
2 Saute bacon,onion and garlic until golden.Remove and keep aside.
3 In the remaining fat in the pan, brown pheasant on all sides. Keep warm.
4 Saute apples in the leftover fat until golden. Add Cointreau.
5 Remove the apples and skim fat from the juices in the casserole.
6 Return pheasant to the casserole and arrange apple slices, bacon, onion and garlic around it.
7 Simmer and cover for 10 minutes.
8 Stir in cream, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
9 Cover the casserole and cook in a 275 degrees farenheit oven until pheasant is tender.
10 Transfer pheasant and bacon bits to a clean casserole to keep warm.
11 In a blender, puree the sauce and apples.
12 Reheat the sauce and correct the seasoning.

SERVING
13 Pour over pheasant and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
2

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