On Line Cookbook

Pheasant in Cracker Crumbs

Recipe Information


  • 1 wild pheasant cut into pieces as with frying chicken
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) of melted butter
  • 2 packs of crushed crackers (Hi-Ho or Ritz type)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Morton's Seasoning Salt.
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) dry white wine
  • Melt the butter and coat pheasant pieces.
  • Crush the crackers in a food processer with the seasoned salt and put in a plastic bag.
  • Shake the pheasant until well coated.
  • Place in an oven safe baking dish, add the wine and cover with foil.
  • Bake at 350 degreesfor 15 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake for another 15 to 20 munutes, or until done.
This is the pheasant recipe game bird hunters swear by in Oklahoma. It is a favorite game bird dish and is attractive to serve. Everyone says that the secret is the Hi-Ho crackers. Don't substitute unless you can't find them.