Southern Pan Fried Quail

Southern Pan Fried Quail


  • 8 quail, deboned
  • ¼ cup olive oil for browning
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium sized bowl, mix all ingredients. Place quail in marinade for about 5 minutes.
  2. Drizzle olive oil into a super hot skillet. When olive oil is shimmering, place quail in skillet for 3 minutes. Turn over and cook the other side for about 2 minutes. Remove the quail from the skillet and serve with Smashed Sweet Potatoes.