MacFarlane Pheasant And Blue Cheese Sliders

A fun and delicious Pheasant Breast Sliders Recipe that you are going to have fun making and eating!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


Pheasant and Marinade

  • 1 ½ lbs MacFarlane Pheasant Breasts Boneless and skinless
  • ¾ Cup Wholegrain Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 Orange Juiced
  • 1 Lime Juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Cilantro Chopped
  • Ground Black Pepper To taste
  • 1 Shallot Minced
  • 2 Cloves Oven Roasted Garlic Added to Shallot and made into a paste

Blue Cheese Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp Clarified Butter
  • 1 Shallot Minced
  • 1 Clove Oven Roasted Garlic Minced
  • ¼ Cup Dry White Wine
  • 2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Cup Creamy Wisconsin Blue Cheese
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • Fresh Oregano To taste
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste

Onion Straws

  • ½ Onion Sliced thin
  • 3 Eggs Beaten with 1 Tbsp of water
  • Seasoned All Purpose Flour
  • Vegetable Oil For frying


  • 8 Small Slider Buns
  • 2 Cup Mixed Baby Salad Greens


Pheasant Burgers

  • Combine all of the marinade ingredients and whisk them until well combined.
  • Place marinade and pheasant in a sealable bag and allow to marinate for up to 4 hours. 
  • Remove the breasts from the marinade and wipe them dry. 
  • Grill over medium heat until an internal temperature of 160℉ is reached. 
  • Discard the marinade.

Blue Cheese Sauce

  • Sweat the shallots and garlic in the clarified butter until translucent and add the wine. 
  • Allow to reduce until the wine is almost evaporated then add the cream and reduce by ½ the volume. 
  • Turn the heat down, melt the blue cheese and cream cheese into the sauce and season to taste. 
  • Reserve warm.

Onion Straws

  • Heat the oil to 350℉, soak the onion straws in the egg batter, then remove and toss in the seasoned flour.
  • Shake off any excess flour and drop into the oil. 
  • Cook until golden brown, remove and drain on paper towels until service.


  • Portion the 4 breasts into 8 bun sized pieces.
  • Place one piece onto each bun, drizzle with the rich cheese sauce and top with a small portion of baby greens and onion straws.


How long to grill pheasant burgers?

You should grill your pheasant burgers until an internal temperature of 160℉ is reached. This should take approximately 15 to 25 minutes.
Topics Entrees, Pheasant Breast


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