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cleaning and prepping - phesant help please...!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by spish, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    the hunters were inthe area today and one of their dogsjumped over into our garden, killing 2 chickens. the hunter was really apologetic for not having his dog under control by our house and gave us 2 freshly shot phesants as an apology.....but ive never prepared phesant before...what do i need to do?

    do i need to let it hang? or bleed it? when can i pluck ? what bits of phesant do people eat?? whats the time frame for cleaning these birds after being shot? any help greatly appreciated!!!!
     
  2. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    Prepare it just like a chicken more or less :)
    I personally like to wrap them in bacon with sweet jalapeno peppers and cream cheese and grill them. Pheasant is kinda between quail and chicken as far as taste goes.
     

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