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Steamed Squabs Stuffed W/bird's Nest

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 oz Bird's nest
  • 2 Squabs
  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3 c Stock
  • 2 tb Smoked ham


1. Soak bird's nest.

2. Bone squabs, leaving their shape and skin intact (see "How-to Section").
Rub birds, inside and out, with salt.

3. Stuff squabs with soaked bird's nest and sew up securely or skewer.
Place in a heatproof bowl; pour stock over.

4. Steam over low heat until squabs are tender (about 2 hours). See "How-to

5. Mince smoked ham; sprinkle over the top. Serve squabs in their steaming
bowl with stock. VARIATIONS:

1. For the whole bird's nest, substitute 1/2 cup dried bird's-nest chips.

2. Instead of boning squabs, score them along the backbone, but do not cut
through bone. Steam birds cut-side up. Serve cut-side down.

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