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Pheasant in Wine

  Young pheasants 2
  Onions 12 Small
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Small mushrooms 4 Ounce
  Burgundy 1 Pint
  Plain flour 1 Ounce

1) Clean the pheasants.
2) Chop two of the onions and the birds' livers.
3) Put half the mixture in each pheasant.

4) In a skillet, heat oil and butter together and brown birds all over.
5) Put the birds into a casserole.
6) Remove mushroom stalks and cook in the remaining fat with the wine, until liquid is reduced by half.
7) Mix flour with a little butter and add to the gravy to thicken it, and pour over the pheasants.
8) Cook onions in boiling salted water until tender, drain and add to casserole.
9) Toss mushrooms in butter and add to other ingredients.
10) Cover the casserole and cook at 325°F, 170°C, Gas Mark 3, for 1 hour.
11) Let it cool.
12) In rigid plastic container or in foil tray, pack the birds.
13) Keep in freezer until used.
14) Birds can also be eaten immediately once cooked.

15) To serve: thaw the birds, heat them through and serve as main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4508 Calories from Fat 1839

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 205 g315.8%

Saturated Fat 63.3 g316.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1200.6 mg400.2%

Sodium 707.9 mg29.5%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.7%

Dietary Fiber 26.9 g107.6%

Sugars 64.5 g

Protein 385 g770.5%

Vitamin A 72.2% Vitamin C 327.3%

Calcium 54.5% Iron 123.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pheasant In Wine Recipe