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Quail with Mushroom Sauce

 Quail with Mushroom Sauce
"This golden quail is so moist and tender," remarks Joelann Sygo of Gaylord, Michigan. "The rich cream sauce, dotted with onions and mushrooms, complements the bird nicely."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pound boneless quail breasts or boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs, toasted


  • In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in 2 tablespoons
  • butter. Remove and set aside. In the same skillet, melt remaining
  • butter; saute quail over medium heat for 8 minutes on each side or
  • until juices run clear.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat and stir cream cheese and milk
  • over low heat until smooth. Stir in sauteed mushrooms and onion.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over both sides of quail; serve with mushroom
  • sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 392 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 367 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.