pheasant recipes Pheasant is the bird you’re most likely to bring home after a day’s shooting and so you’re going to need to have a few pheasant recipes up your sleeve.

There are plenty of ways to cook it – from roasting, casseroling or as the basis for a terrine.

Much depends on the age of the bird and the time of year – which is why we’ve brought together some experts to give you plenty of tips on how to cook this gamebird in different ways.

If you’re wondering how to pluck a pheasant then there are videos to watch. Don’t want to use the bird straight away? Here’s how to freeze one and how long to hang shot game.

Remember that eating what you shoot is all part of being a responsible shooter. Plus which, pheasant is free-range, nutritious and delicious.

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smoked pheasant recipe

A recipe for smoked pheasant

I like the combination of the smoky pheasant breast with the sweet and tangy roasted squash, while the pickled cabbage lifts it up and the green sauce stops it being…

pot roasted pheasant

Pot roasted pheasant recipe by Rick Stein

Many will not associate Rick Stein with game so much as seafood but he is a master of all things wild and wonderful in the kitchen. This apparently simple recipe…

pheasant tagine recipe

Pheasant tagine with lemon couscous

Cooking pheasant It is essential to remember 
that pheasant needs a different approach to chicken if used as a substitute. Pheasant, on or off the bone, dries out swiftly even…

Pheasant Katsu Curry

An easy recipe for pheasant katsu curry

This recipe for tandoori pheasant with lemongrass and ginger rice is a fresh way of cooking pheasant that will help you work your way through a freezer full of game

pheasant pie

Two recipes for pheasant pies

Pheasant pie with sausagemeat Ingredients: 2 pheasant breasts 150g puff pastry 6 chopped chestnuts 1 sausage (skinned) 2 tbsp mashed potato 2 chopped spring onions handful chopped parsley salt and…

one-pot pheasant recipes

One pot pheasant recipes

Game cookery recipe: A fantastic game cookery recipe using pheasant and an excuse to raid the freezer!

Pheasant Thai curry recipe

Pheasant Thai Curry recipe

Start by making the Thai paste. Thai paste Ingredients ·      2 lemongrass stalks, outer stalks removed & chopped ·      A handful of unsalted peanuts ·      2 tablespoons of fish sauce, sesame…

pheasant terrine by Rose Prince

Two new pheasant recipes from Rose Prince

Rose Prince writes: Pheasant meat has a truly interesting flavour, with notes of its foraged diet and 
corn, which, when the birds are at their plumpest, lends a lovely colour…

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…