Dusky Grouse


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ChefJeff1
September 21, 2010, 08:24 PM
Hi, I took my pup hunting today and got 2 dusky grouse. I can't wait to cook them up with mushrooms, garlic, noodles and some veggies.

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ChefJeff1
September 23, 2010, 03:24 PM
Here it is, pan fried with mushrooms sauce and broccoli with noodles. It is delicious. I can't wait to get a few more.

1KPerDay
September 23, 2010, 04:44 PM
Looks good! :cool:

stonecoldy
September 23, 2010, 10:03 PM
ChefJeff, the before and after pictures are great! Congratulations are in order, I think.
Good looking dog, by the way. I'd like to hear more about how you made your meal.
I'll be hunting with a buddy over his young Brittany for Ruffs in a couple weeks.
Viewing your pictures makes me want to be out there right now.
Good luck on your next outing!

ChefJeff1
September 24, 2010, 02:21 PM
for the grouse, breast them out and I soaked them in lightly salted water overnight. then I butterflied and flattened them out with a mallet, lightly, they're delicate.

Then dip them in flour, then egg, then seasoned bread crumbs. Pan fry on medium high heat until nice and brown. remove to a warm oven.
Pour off the oil and saute some mushrooms until nice, add a chopped shallot, chopped clove of garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and saute a little more.

Stir in 2 tablespoons or so of flout and cook a few minutes then slowly add chicken or mushroom stock and simmer until thick and the flour taste is cooked out, about 7-8 minutes. Finish with parsley and cream or butter if you want.

Noodles

Broccoli
done, Jeff

ArmedBear
September 24, 2010, 04:31 PM
Good job!

I thought you said you didn't want to hunt birds?:)

Griffon?

stonecoldy
September 24, 2010, 04:51 PM
Thank you for posting your meal preparation. Hopefully I'll bag a couple grouse to try it. On the other hand, may try it out with chicken first.

I saw a couple Sooties in the Cascades a couple weeks ago, they are good sized birds. What size shot do you prefer?

ChefJeff1
September 24, 2010, 06:42 PM
Stone, works great with chix too. I used #8 20 gauge but it is just what I had.

Hey Bear, I had to get my pup into some birds, he's a wirehair pointer/flusher. He acts much more distinguished and mature now.
I got a doe tag and a cow elk tag this year, same as last year. How about you? It was fun hnting those birds, I have to say. Now I need a nice upland bird shotgun instead of a mossberg pump.

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