Scots Pheasant

Recipe by Chocolatl
READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    pheasant, oven-ready
  • 12
    cup butter, divided
  • 2
    lbs apples, Cox's preferred, peeled, cored, and sliced (6 cups)
  • 23
    cup single cream, divided (coffee cream)
  • 14
    cup drambuie
  • salt and pepper (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt half the butter in a skillet.
  • Add pheasant and brown on all sides.
  • Remove pheasant to a plate.
  • Melt remaining butter.
  • Add apples and cook until they begin to color.
  • Place half the apples in a casserole dish.
  • Put pheasant in the casserole breast down.
  • Arrange remaining apples around bird.
  • Pour in half the cream.
  • Cover and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Turn bird over and cook for 35 minutes more.
  • Remove casserole from oven.
  • Increase heat to 450°F
  • Pour Drambuie and remaining cream over bird.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Return to oven for 5-10 minutes.
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