Bay Leaf–Grilled Quail

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hot Coals: A User's Guide to Mastering Your Kamado Grill

By Jeroen Hazebroek and Leonard Elenbaas

Published 2015

  • About

A rub is nothing more than a spice mix used for flavoring meat, fish, or poultry. We encourage you to experiment with various spices and herbs until you have developed some favorite rubs of your own. We developed this preparation for smaller kamados without a heat shield—first with partridge, and later with quail—because they are basically the only birds you can grill in a small kamado. The bay leaves were an educated guess on how to shield these little birds from the heat while they were c