Game Bird Recipes

Discover our newest game bird recipes! Project Upland stands as the definitive guide on upland game bird preparation – from handling and plucking to cooking with flair. Dive into a diverse range of recipes, from pheasant and grouse to quail and doves. Whether you’re craving Asian, Italian, Spanish delicacies or timeless American classics, we’ve got the perfect recipe to delight your friends and family.

Roasted quail in a creamy garlic sauce on a white plate
Quail and 40 Cloves of Garlic

This traditional French preparation makes quail the star of a creamy garlic sauce A French…

Quail-filled wonton dumplings topped with chili crisp and green onions on a white plate with soy sauce
Quail Wontons

Delectable quail wonton dumplings topped with chili crisp and green onions make a great appetizer…

A bowl of quail mulligatawny soup in a white bowl on a dark slate background
Quail Mulligatawny Soup

This tasty, wild game take on a traditionally British-Indian dish highlights the versatility of quail…

A dish of turkey meatballs served over saffron rice in a creamy poblano sauce on a wooden table background
Turkey Meatballs with Smoked Poblano Cream Sauce

Spice up your spring with ground wild turkey meatballs over saffron rice and smoky, creamy…

A serving dish of ruffed grouse piccata with lemon and capers
Ruffed Grouse Piccata

This simple, light dish is a perfect way to highlight the complex flavors of light…

A fresh burger made from wild turkey meat and topped with mango, smokey mayo, cheese, and toasted greens
Spring-Inspired Wild Turkey Burger

Liven up your springtime dinner table with ground wild turkey patties, fresh mango slices, smoky…

Roasted pheasant in a hearty marinara sauce on spaghetti
Roasted Pheasant with Homemade Marinara Sauce

This quick marinara sauce makes a hearty meal with a roasted upland bird of your…

Seared sharp-tailed grouse meat served in fajitas on tortillas with peppers and cilantro
Sharp-Tailed Grouse Fajitas

A citrus marinade helps to tenderize and bring out the amazing flavors of sharp-tailed grouse…

Cooked chukar meat on a bed of cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, and other salad vegetables served in a wooden bowl
Chukar Salad with Peanut-Lime Dressing

Inspired by the crisp, refreshing flavors in spring rolls, this salad is a great way…

Dehydrated goose jerky on a wood cutting board with a head of garlic and black peppercorns
How to Make Goose Jerky

Processing and preserving goose meat as jerky is a great way to make protein-rich snacks…

Corned pheasant hash with fried egg and red potatoes in a cast iron skillet with an accent of pheasant feathers
Corned Pheasant and Hash

Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with an upland take on a classic holiday meal, substituting pheasant…

Sous vide cooked coose breast sliced on a plate with green garnish and a cherry sauce
Sous Vide Canada Goose with Cherry and Chardonnay Beurre Blanc

This goose breast is cooked to perfection and paired with a rich, sweet beurre blanc…

Roasted whole quail on a bed of lettuce for a Mediterranean inspired fattoush salad
Roasted Quail Fattoush Salad

Explore fresh and healthy wild game dishes like this flavorful, Mediterranean-inspired salad that is versatile…

Hungarian partridges cooking in a tomato broth for cacciatore dish
Hungarian Partridge Alla Cacciatore

Meaning “hunter” in Italian, this simple cacciatore dish with huge flavor is easy to prepare…

Sous Vide Cooking Wild Ducks

Discover the secret to succulent wild duck with our recipe, designed to yield juicier meat…

Vietnamese Pheasant Congee known as Rice Porridge in a bowl
Vietnamese Pheasant Congee – Rice Porridge

This authentic Vietnamese rice porridge brings my childhood recipe to life with its silky texture…

Pheasant Japanese Katsu Curry on a plate with rice
Pheasant Japanese Katsu Curry

Enjoy a mild, tasty Japanese-style curry served with crispy, crunchy pheasant katsu Japanese curry is…

Tamarind Fried Quail platted and ready to eat
Tamarind Fried Quail – Vietnamese Recipe

This is a recipe for a Vietnamese-inspired dish featuring fried quail coated in a crisp…

Pheasant Piccata ready to serve from the pan.
Pheasant Piccata Recipe

This easy pheasant piccata recipe is a simple, savory dish that allows you to converse…

Hungarian Partridge Arrosto Morto – Authentic Italian Pan Roasted Recipe

Savor the traditional flavors of Italy with this Hungarian Partridge Arrosto Morto recipe. Expertly pan-roasted…

Wild Turkey Souvlaki

Experience the rich blend of Mediterranean spices and herbs, perfectly grilled wild turkey for a…