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Pan Fried Pigeon Breasts with Cider Sauce Recipe

A delicious and easy pan fried pigeon recipe with a tasty cider sauce.

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Pan Fried Pigeon Breasts with Cider Sauce Recipe

You can buy your pigeon breast fillets here

Ingredients

8 pigeon breast fillets
1 echalion shallot, finely diced
1 rasher thick-cut smoked bacon or 2 thin rashers, diced
250ml cider
1 tsp smooth Dijon mustard
100ml chicken stock
1 tbsp crème Fraiche
A knob of butter
Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste.

Method

1. Heat the butter and a glug or two of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the breasts, turning occasionally, for 5-7 minutes. Remove and set aside to rest.
2. Add a touch more oil and fry the shallot and bacon until the shallot is soft.
3. Add the cider and cook for a few minutes, bubbling vigorously.
4. Add the stock and mustard. Cook vigorously for about 5 minutes.
5. Remove from the heat and stir in the crème Fraiche. Season to taste.
6. Return the pigeon to the pan and cook for 2 minutes until warmed through.
7. Serve with vegetables of your choice.

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Comments

  • Diana Dean says:

    Had the pigeon breasts with cider sauce today and they were delicious. Looking forward to having more of the game we ordered.

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