Grilled Pheasant Poppers

Grilled Pheasant Poppers Here’s a great way to use and even enjoy the pheasant the outdoorsmen in your life brings home! This appetizer creates a spicy, crisp and delicious mouthful sure to fool anyone who would wrinkle up their nose to pheasant! This has quickly become my number 1 requested appetizer by friends and family. So simple and so darn good!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 20 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 36 poppers

  • Cut the pheasant breast into 36 pieces, and place into a bowl. Pour the liquid from the jalapeno peppers over the pheasant, stir, and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate.

  • Drain the marinade from the pheasant and discard. Place a slice of jalapeno pepper onto each piece of pheasant breast, and wrap with a third of a strip of bacon. Skewer 6 of the pheasant pieces on each skewer.

  • Cook on the preheated grill, turning frequently, until the bacon is crispy, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the skewers from the pheasant pieces, and place a toothpick into each piece to serve.

Per Serving: 310 calories; protein 32.7g; carbohydrates 1.1g; fat 18.4g; cholesterol 100.8mg; sodium 780.8mg.