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Pheasant Marengo

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Pheasants; cut into serving
  • -pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tb Flour
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Lard or cooking oil
  • 1 md Onion; chopped fine
  • 2 Shallots -OR-
  • 1 cl Garlic; minced
  • 1/2 lb Mushrooms; sliced
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/2 ts Thyme
  • 1/2 ts Marjoram
  • 1 c Canned tomatoes; drained -OR
  • -fresh peeled
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 1/2 c Chicken broth
  • 1/4 c Ripe olives
  • 1/3 lb Small shrimp; cooked and
  • -shelled
  • 1 Egg; hard-boiled and sliced
  • 2 Sprigs parsley


Shake the pheasant pieces in a paper bag with salt, pepper, and flour to
coat. In a skillet saute the pieces in melted butter and lard until
chicken pieces are nicely browned - about 15 minutes over medium heat.

Remove pieces to a casserole dish and saute onion, shallots or garlic,
and mushrooms. Add to casserole. Do not brown. Add the remaining
ingredients, save for the olives, shrimp, egg, and parsley; cover the
casserole, and simmer until done. Another 20 to 25 minutes should suffice.

About 5 minutes before the pheasant is done, add the olives and the

When serving, slice the egg on top of the sauce in the sauceboat or
garnish the edge of the serving platter with egg slices and sprigs of

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