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Roasted Green Chilli and Lime Quail Recipe

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PREP TIME: 15 min
COOK TIME: 40 min
READY TIME: 55 min
CALORIES: 155 (per serving)

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  • 4 quails, halved
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ cup (4 fl oz) dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons coconut or cider vinegar
  • 2 coriander roots
  • 1 stalk lemon grass, bruised
  • 450 g (14¼ oz) sweet potato, peeled
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sea salt


1 Place quails in a shallow dish. Combine chillies, lime juice, honey, wine, vinegar, coriander and lemon grass.

2 Pour spice mixture over quails and marinate for 30 minutes. Place quails in a baking dish with marinade and cover.

3 Bake in a preheated 180°C (350°F) oven for 30 minutes or until quails are cooked through.

4 While quails are cooking, slice sweet potato into long, thin strips. Deep fry strips in hot oil until crisp and drain on absorbent kitchen paper.

5 To serve, place sweet potato strips on a serving plate and sprinkle with sea salt. Place quails on plates and top with pan juices.


Calories: 155.1 Kcal
Fat: 7.9 g
Cholesterol: 18.8 mg
Sodium: 812.4 mg
Potassium: 308.0 mg
Carbs: 12.2 g
Protein: 11.5 g
Vitamin A: 24.3 %
Vitamin B-12: 3.9 %
Vitamin B-6: 9.8 %
Vitamin C: 6.4 %

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