Pheasant is an inexpensive meat that is nutritious and tasty. It can be daunting the first time you bring home a brace, but preparing a pheasant isn’t too difficult. If you shoot regularly, there’s a strong chance you’re bored of cooking and eating pheasant and have a freezer full of game. These pheasant recipes range from simple dishes for beginners to the more complex that will impress even the most experienced of game chefs reignite your passion for cooking pheasant

pheasant roadkill

Pheasant roadkill recipe by Rose Prince

Drive down any lane in the heady days of summer and there will be a pheasant, rabbit or something less edible that has taken a knock from 
a car. It…

Roast pheasant

Roast pheasant – simply delicious

Sometimes the most simple way to cook a gamebird is the best — here is a mouthwatering recipe for roast pheasant – whole pheasants are seared in a pan before…

pheasant and game chips

Roasted hen pheasant & game chips by Tim Maddams

Roasted hen pheasant and game chips   Ingredients 1 whole, plucked and dressed hen pheasant A little pork fat or goose/duck fat Salt and pepper A few sage leaves For the bread…

Potted pheasant

Potted pheasant

  Ingredients: 1 pheasant 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped Goose fat Salt and freshly ground black pepper 250ml red wine 450ml pheasant stock 100g bacon, roughly…

pheasant crumble

Pheasant crumble – reader’s recipe

Thanks to our reader Dominic Russell for sharing this delicious recipe for pheasant crumble. The pheasant was courtesy of Caswell Farm shoot, near to where Dominic lives. He says it…

cranberry top game pies

Recipe for cranberry-topped game pies

With a passion for the rural community and an eye for quality local meat, fifth-generation Herefordshire farmer Anthony Legge founded butchers, deli and pie shop Legges of Bromyard in 2000.…

Pheasant and sausagemeat pie

WHAT YOU NEED – 2 pheasant breasts – 150g puff pastry – 6 chestnuts – 1 sausage (skinned) – 2 tbsp mashed potato – 2 spring onions – handful chopped…

Pheasant eggs recipe

Black pudding pheasant eggs recipe

Smaller than hen’s eggs but almost as versatile, pheasant eggs, which are olive green and brown in colour, posses a deep yellow yolk – perfect for dunking your toast soliders…

Pheasant ballotine

This recipe for pheasant ballotine with sussex truffles and quick-pickled trumpet chanterells is a star mushroom course

Hay baked pheasant

Hay baked pheasant

In season from now until February 1 (you already know that), pheasant is the perfect alternative to the all too boring ‘c’ word. Baking in hay is an old method…

Roast Pheasant with orange and onion marmalade

Roast pheasant with orange and onion marmalade

This wonderfully easy pheasant recipe by Shaun Rankin matches beautiful flavours to make a delicious meal. The marmalade takes some time but can be made well in advance and stored.

Soufflé pancakes

Serve up some 1970's nostalgia with game soufflé pancakes

lemon pheasant

Lemon Pheasant

Knocking up this quick pheasant dish will save you looking lemon

Pheasant Basilica

Pheasant Basilica is simply pheasant with traditional Italian ingredients rolled in parma ham and served with ciabatta