Deep fried Asian Style Quail

MichelleKing

Songster
Aug 25, 2018
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339
132
Ohio
This is a recipe I found from a few different sites and a youtube video. I modified it and it came out to perfection.
deep fried quail.jpg


Resources: https://www.chowhound.com/post/deep-frying-quail-928570 -->I saw a you tube link on this thread for General Tsos chicken. The youtube video is SUPER helpful to learn how to bread.

I served it last night. It was AMAZING. If you do not have a deep fryer, you can use a pan with a ton of oil.

RECIPE
9 whole quail, skin on

BRINE
6 cups water
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup sugar
-Boil and mix until dissolved, chill until cold
- Add quail, cover, refrigerate for 2 hours
-Take quail out and rinse until water runs clear

BREADING
-I’m large bowl:
1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar
6 quail eggs
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tsp white pepper
-coat quail and refrigerate for 30 mins

- to the bowl with quail add:
1/3 cup cornstarch
-mix until cornstarch is gone
-then add
1tbsp sesame oil
1tbsp canola oil
- mix thoroughly until breading is coated with oil and smooth

FRYING
-Arrange quail in fryer bucket
-fry in 350 F oil for 5 minutes

SAUCE/GARNISH
-Coat fried quail with sauce mixture: Szechuan, duck sauce, orange glaze, 1/4 cup sugar, teriyaki sauce
- top with chopped green onion and untoasted sesame seeds
 

AnimalGeek23

Crowing
Apr 10, 2018
1,161
8,703
457
New York State
This is a recipe I found from a few different sites and a youtube video. I modified it and it came out to perfection.
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Resources: https://www.chowhound.com/post/deep-frying-quail-928570 -->I saw a you tube link on this thread for General Tsos chicken. The youtube video is SUPER helpful to learn how to bread.

I served it last night. It was AMAZING. If you do not have a deep fryer, you can use a pan with a ton of oil.

RECIPE
9 whole quail, skin on

BRINE
6 cups water
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup sugar
-Boil and mix until dissolved, chill until cold
- Add quail, cover, refrigerate for 2 hours
-Take quail out and rinse until water runs clear

BREADING
-I’m large bowl:
1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar
6 quail eggs
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tsp white pepper
-coat quail and refrigerate for 30 mins

- to the bowl with quail add:
1/3 cup cornstarch
-mix until cornstarch is gone
-then add
1tbsp sesame oil
1tbsp canola oil
- mix thoroughly until breading is coated with oil and smooth

FRYING
-Arrange quail in fryer bucket
-fry in 350 F oil for 5 minutes

SAUCE/GARNISH
-Coat fried quail with sauce mixture: Szechuan, duck sauce, orange glaze, 1/4 cup sugar, teriyaki sauce
- top with chopped green onion and untoasted sesame seeds
YUM! That looks good!
Now, where to find 9 quail...
 

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