Country Fried Quail

Recipe by Dreamgoddess
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    quail, cleaned and split down the back
  • 14
    cup flour
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon pepper
  • oil (for frying)
  • 3
    tablespoons flour
  • 1
    cup water (or 1/2 c milk and 1/2 c water)
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spread the quail open and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Combine the 1/4 c flour, 1 t salt and 1/2 t pepper.
  • Dredge the quail in the seasoned flour.
  • Pour oil to 1/4" depth in the skillet and heat.
  • Add the floured quail to the oil when it's hot and brown on both sides.
  • Remove the quail from the skillet.
  • Combine the 3 T flour, 1 c water (or milk and water), and 1/2 t salt.
  • Add to the drippings in the skillet and stir to combine.
  • Add the quail back in the skillet.
  • Add enough water to come halfway up the quail.
  • Cover and reduce the heat to low.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes or until the quail is done and the gravy has thickened.
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