*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       PECAN STUFFED SMOKED PHEASANT
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Butter
    1 1/4   c            Dry bread crumbs
      2/3   c            Coarsely broken pecan meats
    2       ea           Smoked pheasants
    2       tb           Flour
      3/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
      1/4   c            Butter
    1 1/2   c            Hot water
      1/4   c            Sherry
 
   Melt the 4 TBS butter and pour over bread crumbs.  Add
   pecan meats and toss lightly.  Stuff mixture into
   pheasants and truss birds. Combine the flour, salt and
   pepper, and lightly sprinkle over pheasants. Melt the
   other 4 TBS butter in heavy frying pan.  Brown each
   pheasant on all side and transfer to a roasing pan.
   Add hot water and sherry to the browned birds. Cover
   and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
   
   Baste with liquid every 15 minutes.  Remove cover and
   continue baking for 20 minutes, or until the birds are
   crisp and brow. Remove birds to a platter and keep hot
   while you thicken the dripping for gravy.. Serves 6
  
 
 
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