Wild Game Recipes

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…

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…

The Tastiest Little Ducks – HerUpland Episode #8

Teal are tiny, beautiful and delicious. Learn more about this zippy little duck from Michigan…

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…

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…

a bowl of pheasant pho with chopsticks.
Easy Pheasant Pho

This quick adaptation of the classic Vietnamese soup uses a couple shortcuts to turn the…

Upland meat sticks on a table after dehydrating
Make Upland Bird Meat Sticks for an Easy, Wild Snack

Preserve your upland bird meat into these delicious, easy-to-carry snack strips or sticks This recipe…

Slow cooked shredded rabbit in lettuce wraps on a plate
Braised Barbecue Cottontail Lettuce Wraps

Cooked low and slow, shredded rabbit meat makes an excellent filling for healthy lettuce wraps…

Mediterranean Rouladen platted with greens and olives
Mediterranean Rouladen with Grouse or Pheasant

Enjoy this lighter twist on a traditional German dish using upland bird meat and Mediterranean…

Quail poppers roasted in a cast iron skillet
Quail Jalapeño Poppers

Love dove poppers? Try this twist on the popular upland bird snack for your next…

Shepherd's Pie, Upland-Style in a cast iron skillet
Shepherd’s Pie, Upland Style

More aptly called Bird Dog’s Pie, this savory dish uses any upland bird meat Despite…

Individual game meat pies displayed on a themed table
How to Make Game Meat Pies – Three Classic Upland Recipes

Say bye-bye, Miss American Pie, and try these three recipes for hearty, savory, meaty upland game…

Three pulled-pheasant tacos on a colorful plate
Pheasant Thigh Tacos With Mango Salsa

Upland game bird thighs make perfect shredded taco meat when slow-cooked and braised Bird thighs…

Mesquite barbecued pheasant on a cutting board
Kansas Mesquite Barbecued Pheasant

True barbecue is done low and slow; try this smoked pheasant recipe to elevate your…

Turkey Tikka Masala plated with basmati rice
Wild Turkey Tikka Masala

Tackle turkey legs with a long marinade and a low-and-slow simmer to get a tender,…

Upland Biscuits and Gravy
Upland Biscuits and Gravy

Enjoy this quintessential breakfast classic with wild, upland bird sausage In my opinion, a good…

A chukar roasts on a seltzer can over a fire
Seltzer Can Chukar

Beer can chicken finds new life in this wild game recipe adaptation that uses a…

Canned quail stew in a bowl with a spoon
Preserved or Canned Quail

Preserve this year’s bird count by canning your quail to enjoy the rich flavors throughout…

Rabbit gnocchi with mushroom cream sauce
Braised Rabbit Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Bring some variety into the kitchen with this versatile mushroom cream sauce that pairs well…

Four cranberry glazed quail on a cast iron skillet with a basting brush
Spicy Brandy Cranberry Glazed Quail

Add some spice to your holidays with this celebration of roasted quail paired with seasonal…