Quail Gumbo
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INGREDIENTS
  • 4 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 tsp ground white pepper
  • 6 quail
  • 1 lb link sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 Tbsp gumbo file
  • cooked brown or white rice
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1 Combine flour and grease in a heavy skillet.
  2. 2 Cook, stirring constantly until roux is the color of a new penny.
  3. 3 Transfer roux into a stockpot.
  4. 4 Add bacon and diced onion.
  5. 5 Cook until diced onion is soft.
  6. 6 Stir in water, parsley, dry mustard, seasoning salt, green onion and white pepper.
  7. 7 Add quail.
  8. 8 Simmer 1 hour.
  9. 9 In a skillet, brown sausage and drain well.
  10. 10 Remove quail, debone and cut into bite-size pieces.
  11. 11 Return quail pieces to liquid.
  12. 12 Add sausage.
  13. 13 Prior to serving, stir in gumbo file.
  14. 14 Serve in bowls over cooked rice.