Smoked Pheasant Chowder

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  1. Jimbob

    Jimbob Elite Refuge Member

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    Ain't no ducks 'round here.
    Saw the other pheasant soup recipe, and remembered this one. I had a single smoked pheasant I wanted to stretch as far as I could, and found this, which I modified to my taste. One of the best things I ever ate.

    Smoked Pheasant Chowder

    SMOKED PHEASANT STOCK
    INGREDIENTS
    1 ea. Smoked pheasant
    1 cup minced bacon
    ? cup Diced carrots
    ? cup Chopped onion
    ? cup Diced celery
    1 Tbs Minced garlic
    4 cups Chicken stock
    PREPARATION
    Debone pheasant and chop bones. Reserve bones.
    To a sauce pan add bacon and cook until brown. Remove bacon and reserve.
    Add carrots, onion, celery, garlic and saut? until onions are translucent.
    Stir in chicken stock, add bones, cover, and cook for 1? hours.
    Strain and reserve.

    SOUP
    INGREDIENTS
    ? cup Minced bacon
    ? cup Olive oil
    1 Tbs Minced garlic
    ? cup Diced carrot
    ? cup Diced onion
    ? cup Diced celery
    ? cup Diced red bell pepper
    1 cup Diced sweet potato
    1 cup Flour
    2 Tbs Chopped cilantro
    Cut up pheasant meat
    1 qt Pheasant stock (from above)
    Salt, cayenne, cardamom, cumin, coriander to taste
    PREPARATION
    In a large pot, add bacon and oil and cook until brown. Remove bacon and reserve.
    Add all vegetables to drippings and saut? until onions are translucent.
    Add flour and stir until bubbly.
    Add stock, cilantro, and meats, and simmer until vegetables are cooked. If it gets too thick, add a little water.
    Season with spices.
    Yield: 4 servings.
     
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