Pigeons in Parcels Recipe


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time1 Hr 5 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main Ingredient


 Pigeons2 Large
 Butter4 Ounce
 Bacon rashers2
 Goose liver pate/Duck liver pate1 Can (10 oz)
 Mushrooms4 Ounce
 Chopped mixed herbs1 Tablespoon (Parsley, Marjoram and Tarragon)
 Mace1 Pinch
 Sherry1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 342 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.9%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.4 mg

Sodium 283.7 mg11.8%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.18 g0.74%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 32.1% Vitamin C 7%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 21.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Using s sharp knife, cut the pigeon into half

2) Melt 3 tablespoons of butter and brown the pigeon in a frying pan
3) Tip in the bacon rashers
4) Cover with a lid and roast in the oven for 20 minutes
5) Combine the liver pate with the chopped onion, 2 ounces butter, chopped herbs., mace and the sherry
6) Cut 4 large squares of foil
7) Place 18 of the stuffing in the centre of each foil
8) Place the halved pigeon a top
9) Fold the foil to cover the pigeon
10) Seal and crimp the edges
11) Bake in the oven at 400 F for 35 minutes

12)Serve each parcel a person