Pheasant With Green Apples
|Canadian bacon||1⁄4 Pound, diced|
|Onion||1⁄2 Large, finely chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Tart green apples||4 , peeled, cored and thickly sliced|
|Heavy cream||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
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.
13 Pour over pheasant and serve immediately.
Calories 1848 Calories from Fat 1089
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 123 g189%
Saturated Fat 56.2 g281.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 549.6 mg183.2%
Sodium 1006.6 mg41.9%
Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.4%
Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.3%
Sugars 46.2 g
Protein 105 g209.4%
Vitamin A 70.5% Vitamin C 188.9%
Calcium 31.7% Iron 31.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet