Wild Game Recipes

A plate of buffalo fried pheasant pieces with carrot and celery sticks and bleu cheese dip
Buffalo Wild Ringneck

Turn your pheasants into a finger-licking appetizer ready for your next football party Earlier in…

Chicken fried prairie chicken sits on a plate with sides.
Chicken Fried Prairie Chicken

Welcome fall with a main course of delicious fried prairie chicken breasts with creamy gravy…

A plate with wild game meat and a salt shaker to enhance flavor
Why Salt is Important for Cooking Game

Learn how salt should be used when cooking wild meat to enhance flavor and retain…

Grilled pheasant with smoked jalapeno chimichurri sauce
Grilled Pheasant with Smoked Jalapeño Chimichurri

Say farewell to summer with this fresh, spicy sauce atop pheasant that has been grilled…

grouse milanese on a plate with salad.
Grouse Milanese – A Classic Italian Recipe Gone Upland

Bring this fried cooking tradition of Southern Italy to North American upland game birds with…

Plucked quail rests on a plate, ready to be cooked.
Game Meat Profile: Quail Nutrition, Cooking Tips and Handling

Though small and a sometimes difficult quarry to bag, quail are delicious birds and can…

Arroz con prairie grouse rests in a cast iron skillet.
Arroz Con Prairie Grouse

A Latin American staple with an upland bird twist, this recipe utilizes the legs of…

Grilled quail in strawberry-chipotle sauce on a white plate
Grilled Quail with Chipotle Strawberry Sauce

Celebrate summer with the sweet and savory flavors of this sauce served over wild quail…

plucked upland bird legs rest on a table.
How to Remove Tendons from Upland Bird Legs

If bird meat isn’t prepared properly, tendons can become hard to navigate in a meal…

Fried pheasant rests on serving paper.
Kansas Fried Pheasant

Have you ever fried upland birds with a cereal crust? You’ll be surprised by the…

A partially plucked chukar partridge rests on a stack of bricks
Game Meat Profile: Chukar Nutrition, Cooking Tips, and Handling

Chukar meat makes fine table fare, especially when it is seasoned with hard work and…

Grilled lemon and honey quail on a platter
Honey and Lemon Grilled Quail

Celebrate summer with this bright, flavorful dish that is easy to prepare and is best…

A whole, trussed pheasant roasts in a pellet grill.
Pellet Grill Smoked Pheasant

Though pellet grills are the trendy way to prepare many types of meat nowadays, you…

Firecracker chukar sits atop a bed of lettuce.
Firecracker Chukar Salad

A Fourth of July classic from the Elk Public House kitchen ready for your Independence…

Grilled quail served atop a fresh tabbouleh salad
Grilled Quail Tabbouleh Salad

Marinated quail sits atop a fresh Mediterranean salad with bright, bold flavors Tabbouleh salad, also…

Raw upland bird tenderloins on a plate
The Complete Guide to Upland Bird Tenderloins

Tips and tricks for processing and cooking the most tender cut of meat on any…

wild turkey kebabs on a plate with a turkey fan
Wild Turkey Kebabs

Lean turkey breast benefits from being grilled in smaller chunks to cook evenly In most…

A partially plucked ring-necked pheasant
Game Meat Profile: Ring-necked Pheasant Nutrition, Cooking Tips, and Handling

A versatile meat, pheasant can be used in many different dishes The venerable ring-necked pheasant, the…

Smoked pheasant salad served on a toasted bun
Bleu Cheese and Bacon Barbecue Pheasant Salad Sandwich

Nothing says summer like BBQ, outdoor dining, and a delicious smoked pheasant salad atop a…

Prairie chicken breast meat tenderized by a meat tenderizer mallet
How to Tenderize Upland Game Birds

When, how, and why you might choose to tenderize the meat of your upland game…

A plate of pomodoro topped with medium-rare prairie chicken breast with fresh ingredients in the background
Prairie Chicken Pomodoro

Fresh ingredients with bright flavors pair well with the red meat of the greater prairie…