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Roasted Quail is a very traditional Portuguese recipe, it is a game meat with a unique and flavorful taste. This recipe is simple and easy to make and combined with some roasted potatoes and Portuguese seasonings, It will impress on any occasion.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
50 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Roasted Quail Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Roasted Quail Recipe

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Posted in: Xtra Recipes
Wed, Dec 28, 2016
3 out of 5 with 21 ratings
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2 quails, chopped into halves8 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon of paprika2 tablespoons of olive oil1 pound of potatoes, deskinned1/2 cup of Portuguese white wine1 teaspoon of parsley, choppedSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)1 bay leaf * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Chop the quails in half or along the spine.
  2. Season the quails in a bowl with salt, pepper, garlic, olive oil, paprika, white wine, and a bay leaf.
  3. Let it marinate for about 2-3 hours.
  4. Once the quails have marinated, preheat the oven to 355 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. In a greased baking dish, place the quails and potatoes and cover the quails with the marinade from the bowl.
  6. Cook the quails in the oven for about 35-40 minutes, or until it is well browned on the outside.
  7. Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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