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Impress The Family With This One: Grouse Fajitas

Impress The Family With This One: Grouse Fajitas

If you don’t have any grouse on hand, give this a try with chicken or any vegetarian options you may choose. Food brings us together so let’s celebrate this connection.

Easy to make, grouse fajitas are often on my menu. I have grouse frozen in water, in my freezer. I just put them in a ziploc, fill it with water until the grouse is submerged, and squeeze out the air. It keeps them from getting freezer burn.

I used 2 small, and one large ruffed grouse; the breasts and thigh meat all deboned. 2-3 grouse should do.

For the marinade

– 1tsp paprika
– 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder
– 1 tsp cumin
– 1 tsp black pepper
– 1/2 tsp salt
– 1& 1/2 – 2 tbsp olive oil
– 1 tbsp lime juice
– 1 tsp garlic powder

 

I mixed everything together with the grouse meat and let it sit in the fridge for 1/2 an hour. Then I put the meat, and marinade in a heated skillet to cook. When the grouse was browned, I added a thinly sliced bell pepper and about a 1/4 of a thinly sliced onion. I put a lid on the skillet and when the peppers were tender, it was time to come off the stove, about 30 mins. I served it on a tortilla with my homemade salsa, and avocado slices. It would be great with sour cream and fresh cilantro too, but I didn’t have any on hand.

 

 

 

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