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How to Cook Braised Pigeons (or Quails)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Pigeon Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Manny


  • 3 pigeons cut in half lengthwise (or 8 pcs quail)
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. parsley chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup liverwurst
  • 2 Tbsp. sherry or brandy
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper


    How to cook braised pigeons (or quail):

    • Heat oil and fry pigeons till golden brown. Set aside. Remove excess oil and saute onions, parsley and celery.
    • Return pigeons to pan and add chicken broth. Simmer over low fire till tender.
    • Add mushrooms and liverwurst. Thicken sauce with the flour dispersed in sherry or brandy.
    • Season with salt and pepper.