Stove Top Smoker Apple Smoked Pheasant With Herbs Under Skin

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

This recipe also works great with chicken. From the Cameron Cooking Guide, and intended to be prepared using a stove top smoker.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients of the herb paste except the butter in a blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Add butter and mix until a paste forms.
  3. With your fingers, loosen the skin of the pheasant starting from the neck end.
  4. Next, spread the paste evenly under the loosened skin.
  5. Salt and pepper the outside of the skin and place into the smoker-form a foil tent and place on medium heat using apple wood chips for 35 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and place the smoker into a preheated 350º oven and cook for 30 minutes or until thigh is tender.