Grilled Quail

Grilled Quail

Skip the expected ham or turkey at the next holiday and serve grilled quail instead. It's absolutely delicious and really makes the meal special.
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Mix together all of the marinade ingredients in a small bowl or measuring cup.
  3. Step 3

    Place the quails in a shallow baking dish and pour over the marinade. Turn the quails to coat with the marinade mixture. Cover the dish and marinate in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 hours.
  4. Step 4

    Let the quails stand for at least half an hour to reach room temperature before grilling.
  5. Step 5

    Preheat the grill ​to high heat. Remove the quails from the marinade and place, skin-side down, on the hot grill. Cook for 6 to 7 minutes, turn over, and cook for an additional 7 to 9 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 F.
  6. Step 6

    Remove the quail from the grill and serve.
  7. Step 7