Stove Top Smoker Dijon Smoked Game Birds

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Recipe by TxGriffLover

From the Cameron Cooking Guide, and to be prepared using a stove top smoker. You can use quail or pheasant in this recipe. The smoker is wonderful for wild game as it helps keep it moist. Be sure not to overcook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small quail (game birds) or 1 small pheasant (game birds)
  • Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oak wood chips
  • 12 tablespoon pecan wood chips
  • bacon, strips (if wild birds-omit if domestic)


  1. Split birds and brush with Dijon mustard, salt & pepper. Place into smoker and use a foil tent if the lid will not shut.
  2. Smoke on medium heat for 25 minutes per pound, using both oak and pecan wood chips.
  3. Remove top and place bacon strips over birds and place under broiler, watching carefully to crisp the skin.

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