Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Marinated Quail in Honey Recipe

(Chim Cut Uop Voi Mat Ong)

Ingredients : Serves 4

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons


300 ml

300 ml


25 g

30 ml


Coriander seeds, lightly crushed

Clean honey

Onions, sliced

Dry cider

Chili vinegar



Vegetable oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Chopped parsley to garnish

Method :
  • Mix the coriander, honey, onion, cider and vinegar in a large bowl (not a metal one).

  • Add the quails and marinate overnight.

  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas Mark 4.

  • Drain and reserve the marinade. Dry the quails with absorbent kitchen paper.

  • Heat the butter and oil in a large casserole. Add the quails, 4 at a time, seasoning them with salt and black pepper. Brown on both sides.

  • Put all the birds in the casserole and pour the marinade over them. Cover and cook in the oven for 40-45 minutes, basting occasionally, or until tender.

  • Garnish with chopped parsley to serve.

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