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Quails with chestnut and wood hedgehog mushrooms

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 2 people


  • 2 quails
  • 20 gr butter
  • 2 onions
  • 200 gr wood hedgehog mushrooms
  • 200 gr chestnut cooked
  • 2 juniper berries
  • 4 tpsb full cream


  • Salt the inside of the quails and tie them up so that they are easier to roast in the pan.
  • Melt the butter in your casserole dish. Add the quails and brown them on all sides for about 5 minutes.
  • Peel and mince the onions. Brown them with quail for 3 minutes.
  • Add the previously cleaned and wood hedgehog mushrooms then the chestnuts.
  • Add the juniper berries and the cream. Cover and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes. Check that there is always enough liquid in the pan and add a little cream if necessary.
  • Finish cooking for 5 minutes uncovered so that the sauce thickens.