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Italian Style Pheasant

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Introduction

Pheasant Breasts Poached in Tomatoes with Basil and Garlic. Requires a brace of fresh/hung pheasants. Very simple dish easy to prepare and cook. Simply double the amount for four people. This works just as well with chicken.

Pheasant Breasts Poached in Tomatoes with Basil and Garlic. Requires a brace of fresh/hung pheasants. Very simple dish easy to prepare and cook. Simply double the amount for four people. This works just as well with chicken.

Ingredients

Serves: 2

Metric Cups
  • 2 pheasants
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes
  • fresh basil (to taste)
  • garlic (to taste)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 2 pheasants
  • 14⅛ ounces diced tomatoes
  • fresh basil (to taste)
  • garlic (to taste)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper

Method

Italian Style Pheasant is a community recipe submitted by trickster and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Remove the breasts from the pheasants. Four breasts is enough for 2 people. Make sure all the sinews are removed.
  • Place the breasts in the base of a shallow casserole dish.
  • Chop the basil and crush the garlic. Add to the tomatoes and pour over the meat. Add a cup of water. Cover with lid or tin foil.
  • Cook at 190 degrees or equivalent, for 60 - 70 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove pheasant and keep warm. Transfer the remaining liquid and reduce on a high heat by half, stirring all the time.
  • Serve on a bed of rice or pasta.
  • Remove the breasts from the pheasants. Four breasts is enough for 2 people. Make sure all the sinews are removed.
  • Place the breasts in the base of a shallow casserole dish.
  • Chop the basil and crush the garlic. Add to the tomatoes and pour over the meat. Add a cup of water. Cover with lid or tin foil.
  • Cook at 190 degrees or equivalent, for 60 - 70 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove pheasant and keep warm. Transfer the remaining liquid and reduce on a high heat by half, stirring all the time.
  • Serve on a bed of rice or pasta.
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