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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Egyptian Braised Pigeon Recipe

What does pigeon taste like? Pigeons have dark meat, very little fat and their flesh tastes like what they feed upon in the wild or on a farm. Egyptian braised pigeon with cinnamon rice is a flavorful pigeon recipe perfect for the first time taster of pigeon

Young birds are the best for roasting since the meat is tender, as the pigeon gets older the meat gets tougher and the birds are best slow cooked. Wood pigeons are considered the top shelf of cooking pigeons.

Egyptian Braised Pigeon with Cinnamon Rice

Egyptian Braised Pigeon

Egyptian Braised Pigeon


Two cleaned cut up pigeons

3 cups white rice

1 1/2 cups whole milk

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons butter

Salt and black pepper to taste


Boil the pigeons for 10 minutes with salt. Remove pigeons from water into a large heated ovenproof Dutch pot with butter, seasonings and brown pigeons lightly. Pour milk and rice over pigeons bake covered 1 hour. Serve.

What does pigeon taste like?
If a pigeon eats corn, the birds will have a sweet, nutty flavor.
Their flesh tastes like what they feed upon in the wild or on the farm.

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