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Quail with Mushroom Sauce

"This golden quail is so moist and tender," remarks Joelann Sygo of Gaylord, Michigan. "The rich cream sauce, dotted with onions and mushrooms, complements the bird nicely."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pound boneless quail breasts or boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs, toasted

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in 2 tablespoons butter. Remove and set aside. In the same skillet, melt remaining butter; saute quail over medium heat for 8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat and stir cream cheese and milk over low heat until smooth. Stir in sauteed mushrooms and onion. Sprinkle bread crumbs over both sides of quail; serve with mushroom sauce.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 392 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 367mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein.

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