- 6 cleaned quail (about ¼ pound each)
- Salt to taste, if desired
- Freshly ground pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
- Sprinkle each quail inside and out with salt and pepper.
- Heat the butter in a skillet, preferably of black iron, and when it is quite hot add the quail. Brown the birds on all sides, turning occasionally to brown