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Roast Pheasant Recipe

Roast Pheasant Recipe

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • 1 whole pheasant
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

  2. Rinse the pheasant under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, dried rosemary, dried thyme, and minced garlic.

  4. Rub the pheasant all over with the oil and herb mixture, making sure to get it in the cavity as well.

  5. Place the lemon slices, onion slices, fresh rosemary, and fresh thyme inside the cavity of the pheasant.

  6. Truss the pheasant with kitchen twine to keep it in a compact shape.

  7. Place the pheasant on a roasting rack inside a roasting pan.

  8. Pour the chicken broth into the bottom of the roasting pan.

  9. Roast the pheasant in the preheated oven for 1 hour 30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) when measured with a meat thermometer.

  10. Baste the pheasant with the juices from the bottom of the pan every 30 minutes.

  11. Remove the pheasant from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

  12. Serve the roasted pheasant with the pan juices as a sauce.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 90mg
  • Sodium : 850mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 6g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Protein : 45g
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