Drunken Pheasant

Share a shot of Whisky with your pheasant. You won't regret it!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 People


  • 1 MacFarlane Pheasant 2-3 lbs
  • 1 Tbsp Dark Mustard Like grey poupon
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary Leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Scotch or Whisky Wine will work if you don't have either of those as well
  • 1/4 Cup Pheasant Broth Chicken broth will work as well


  • Remove the breast portions from the fresh or thawed bird.
  • Then cut off the leg quarters, removing the skin.
  • Pour the olive oil into a medium sauté pan and heat on medium high heat.
  • Coat the pheasant pieces with the mustard and place in preheated pan to brown.
  • Turn over as browning occurs.
  • Add remaining ingredients to pan, cover and bring the liquid to a boil. 
  • Reduce heat to simmer for 7-8 minutes, uncover and remove breast portions to a covered plate to keep warm. 
  • Keep the leg quarters in the broth and allow to simmer for another 5 minutes until the broth is reduced to a nice sauce consistency.


Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts or asparagus.
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