Faisan en Barbouille

Pheasant in Casserole

Preparation info
  • One pheasant will normally serve


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About

One pheasant will normally serve 3 people; this is why we usually buy pheasants by the brace (2).


  • Cooked chestnuts
  • 2 pheasants (approx. 5 pounds)
  • Butter
  • 2


  1. Prepare chestnuts, or use canned ones. Cut pheasants into pieces as you would a chicken. Sauté pieces in a chunk of butter and oil until lightly browned. Pour Armagnac over them and set aflame. When flame dies, remove pheasant from skillet.
  2. Add carrots and onions to skillet and sauté until browned. Stir in the flour and