15 Red-legged Partridge Recipes

What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.

Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 15 red-legged partridge recipes that we have shared over the years.

Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.

15 Red-legged Partridge Recipes

Red-legged partridge cooked in salt dough with grilled parsnip, ceps and hazelnuts

Red-legged partridge cooked in salt dough with grilled parsnip, ceps and hazelnuts

Vine leaves, balsamic vinegar, pancetta, parsnips, olive oil
No reviews
Big Green Egg
Roast Partridge with Medlar Sauce

Roast Partridge with Medlar Sauce

45 min
Red wine, partridge, jelly, leek, butter
5.05
London Unattached
Pan Roasted Partridge with Winter Salad

Pan Roasted Partridge with Winter Salad

1 hr
Dandelion greens, white wine vinegar, walnut oil, pomegranate seeds, radicchio
5.04
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Winter fare: plaice fillet, red-legged partridge with Sauerkraut and Vacherin Mont d’Or

Winter fare: plaice fillet, red-legged partridge with Sauerkraut and Vacherin Mont d’Or

Smoked pork loin, goose fat, sauerkraut, cauliflower, plaice fillets
No reviews
Big Green Egg
Partridge with lentils and potato puree

Partridge with lentils and potato puree

1 min
Lenticchie, potatoes, chicken sauce, pancetta, rosemary
No reviews
eRecipe
Grey Partridge with Mushrooms recipe

Grey Partridge with Mushrooms recipe

White wine, single cream, grey, mushrooms, butter
4.6159
The Smart Cookie Cook
Peter McKenna’s Maple Grouse, Confit Leg, Beetroot, Cep, and Hazelnut

Peter McKenna’s Maple Grouse, Confit Leg, Beetroot, Cep, and Hazelnut

2 hr
Chicken, white wine vinegar, maple syrup, grouse, butter
No reviews
Maple from Canada
Partridge with parsnip tart, sprouts and chestnuts

Partridge with parsnip tart, sprouts and chestnuts

Brussels sprouts, red wine, dark brown sugar, parsnip, juniper berries
No reviews
Great British Chefs
Roast Grey Leg Partridge, Braised Cabbage and Chanterelles

Roast Grey Leg Partridge, Braised Cabbage and Chanterelles

Savoy cabbage, white wine, double cream, madeira, streaky bacon
No reviews
CKBK
Pheasant or Partridge Escabeche

Pheasant or Partridge Escabeche

2 hr 45 min
White wine, white wine vinegar, quail, rosemary, carrots
5.04
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Roasted Red Partridge with Savoy Cabbage and Pancetta

Roasted Red Partridge with Savoy Cabbage and Pancetta

Savoy cabbage, port, pancetta, butter, carrot
No reviews
Food Network UK
Almagro Aubergine in Partridge Broth

Almagro Aubergine in Partridge Broth

1 hr 10 min
Fig leaves, aubergine, partridge, fennel, biscuit
No reviews
Conservas Antonio
Classic Roast Partridge with redcurrant gravy

Classic Roast Partridge with redcurrant gravy

55 min
Whole wild
No reviews
Coombe Farm

How do you prepare a partridge for cooking?

Is partridge good eating?

Partridges are often roasted and have a delicate, sweet flavor with slight game overtones.

What does a partridge taste like?

What is this? For less initiated partridge is a good place to start the game game (haha) as it’s not too strong, reasonably tender and tastes much like – guess what! – chicken. But it really does and even the colour of the roasted meat is similar to chicken: white meat on the breast, darker on the thighs.

Does partridge need to be cooked through?

It has a slightly milder flavour than some other game meats. The trick with partridge is to make sure you don’t overcook it because then you’ll find the meat is just too tough. These birds really don’t need long in the oven and are best served pink and juicy.

How do you eat a partridge?

Partridge breast fillets are a versatile choice for an array of meals that can be made in minutes. Brilliant in salads, curries, stews, risottos, fajitas and pasta recipes, they offer a tasty alternative to chicken and turkey any day of the week.

What temperature should partridge be cooked at?

Partridge in the oven: Cook at 170-180°C to an internal temperature of 70°C. Estimate about 45 minutes.

Can you eat red-legged partridge?

Red-legged partridge, originally from southern Europe, is a larger bird with a milder flavour. Partridge is best hung for a few days (the more it’s hung the more gamey the meat becomes), with young birds benefiting from a shorter hanging time. Any good game dealer or butcher will sell partridge ready to cook.

How do you tenderize partridge?

With light, short, swiping “L” strokes, from the middle out to the edge, you will gradually tenderize and flatten the meat. After you feel you’ve stretched the meat adequately, you can lightly tap to further flatten it, this time in a straight-down motion.

Which is better pheasant or partridge?

With a slightly more gamey and sweet flavour compared to pheasant, partridge is strong enough to take on hearty flavours. Whole partridge serves one perfectly and you can simply pan fry only the breasts. Fruits: pear, apricots, elderberries. Herbs: garlic, parsley, sage.

What is the best tasting game bird?

The 10 Most Delicious Gamebirds and How to Cook Them

  • Bobwhite Quail.
  • Sharptail Grouse. …
  • Mallards and Pintails. …
  • Wood Ducks. …
  • Wild Turkey. …
  • Mourning Dove. …
  • Ringneck Pheasant. …
  • Bluewing and Greenwing Teal. Teal are among the best eating ducks of all. …

How long does partridge keep in the fridge?

Store partridge in the coldest part of the refrigerator. Raw partridge can be refrigerated for two days. Cooked partridge can be refrigerated for three days.

Should partridge be cooked pink?

Unlike chicken, which should always be cooked through, partridge is best served pink. The lean nature of the bird means that it is likely to dry out when cooked. Being served pink is a way to ensure that doesn’t happen, and contrary to chicken, there is no risk of life-threatening bacteria when undercooked.

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