Pheasant Halves in Mushroom Cream

A creamy and delicious way to prepare your Pheasant birds that we know you will greatly enjoy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 People


  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • Sea Salt To taste
  • Fresh Ground Pepper To taste
  • Paprika
  • 4 MacFarlane Pheasant Half birds
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 1/2 Cup White Wine
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Finely diced
  • 2 Large Shallots Finely diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery Finely diced
  • 2 Cups Sour Cream
  • 2-3 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Mushrooms Sliced (Button or baby portabellas)
  • 1/2 Cup Olives with Pimentos Chopped


  • Melt butter in sauté pan, mix flour, salt, pepper and paprika and dredge pheasant halves in flour.
  • Place halves into melted butter and brown pheasant on both sides, remove to casserole pan and lay flat.
  •  Use wine to deglaze pan then add garlic, shallots and celery, sauté for 2-3 min.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour sauce over pheasant halves, cover and bake in oven at 325 degrees F for 1.5-2 hours until tender.


Serve with steamed Brussels sprouts and wild rice blend.
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