Upland Game Recipes

Beer Can Pheasant

I’ve been toying with a contraption called a Keg Roaster by Camp Chef and I think it’s pretty cool. The way it works is to roast a bird – pheasant, duck, chicken, turkey – with a beer can firmly wedged into the cavity while cooking. The bird stands upright and the beer steams into the…

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pheasant with almond mole

Pheasant with Almond Mole

Susie Jimenez, Food Network Star Finalist, shows how to make mole WITHOUT using chocolate – all from scratch of course. In my “Sporting Chef” show, Susie cooked the pheasant confit – meaning low and slow – and use all the parts, not just the breast. Enjoy this over American white or brown rice.  

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Pheasant Cashew Salad

Smoked Pheasant and Cashew Salad

When I was making this on The Sporting Chef show, I thought it would taste just as good between two slices of bread. This is one of those recipes that works well for leaner cuts of meat, such as pheasant or wild turkey. We smoked our pheasant breast and thighs in the Camp Chef SmokePro…

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Stuffed Boneless Quail

The key is brining!! Brine for 2-3 hours in salt water to remove blood/gamey taste [youtube width=”600″ height=”400″ video_id=”XCLhUWyvYjY”]

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Wild Game Pizza

What you slap on your pizza is a matter of choice and what’s available as far as wild game options. For this Wild Game Pizza, I used a variety of sliced game sausage and salami, along with some pretty good cheese. The idea is to make some good use of your cured/and or processed game…

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Peppercorn Dove Brochette

Now that your freezer is loaded with doves, it’s time to slap them on the grill while the weather is warm and the doves are not yet freezer-burned. No doubt you’re aware that freshly ground peppercorns deliver more flavor than the preground stuff. The reason that restaurant servers offer freshly ground pepper is not to…

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Mushroom Stuffed Pheasant Breasts

This calls for 8 pheasant breasts, so if you don’t have that many, add some chicken to the mix. You’ll want a sharp knife to slice the breasts to get a clean cut. Keep your knives sharp with Work Sharp Tools. They have a variety of options for any knife in your kitchen.

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Pheasant Breast, Tortellini and Creamy Cheese Sauce

You may want to pour the liquid from the baking dish into a saucepan and thicken with roux or a cornstarch slurry to thicken. The sauce can then be drizzled over the cooked pheasant breasts. If you are really ambitious, you could make your own tortellini. But who is that ambitious?

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Pheasant Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Whatever became of Green Goddess Dressing? You can’t find it at the grocery store. Something’s fishy and it’s not the anchovy in the Green Goddess Dressing. Since you can’t buy the stuff, here’s a simple way to make it and serve with a delicious pheasant breast salad. PrintPheasant Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Serving…

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