Roasted Quail with Mushrooms


  • Serves 4
  • 4 Quail
  • 4 slices Bacon
  • 1 tablespoon Oleo
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Hot Water
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Mushrooms, chopped


Wrap bacon around quail and secure with skewer or toothpick.

Place birds in shallow buttered pan; cover and bake at 350º for 25-30 minutes.

Baste with mixture of lemon juice and water - continue to bake until birds are tender.

About 20 minutes before birds are done, add mushrooms.

Excellent served on toasted buns or rice with gravy.

By J. E. King, Angleton Texas