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Partridge with Wild Rice

 Partridge with Wild Rice
Gary Miller of Riggins, Idaho shares his flavorful game bird recipe featuring tender partridge on a bed of well-seasoned wild rice. "You can use whatever type of bird you have in your area," he says.
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 1 package (6.7 ounces) mushroom-flavored brown and wild rice mix
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 partridge game birds (14 ounces each), split lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Place flour in a large
  • resealable plastic bag; add game birds and shake to coat. In a large
  • skillet, cook birds in oil until browned; remove. Add milk and
  • pepper to skillet; cook and stir until heated through.
  • Place the rice in a greased 9-in. square baking dish. top with game
  • birds and milk mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-50
  • minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 180° and meat is
  • tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 854 calories, 28 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 227 mg cholesterol, 1,173 mg sodium, 86 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 62 g protein.