Barbecued Pheasant

Pheasant Recipe Grilled
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  • Total: 42 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
312 Calories
16g Fat
30g Carbs
12g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple pheasant recipe that calls for the bird to be basted with barbecue sauce. Either make your own or use your favorite brand. Either way, it will be delicious!


  • 1 pheasant (cut into pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.

  2. Sprinkle pheasant pieces with salt, paprika, and black pepper.

  3. Brush with melted butter and place on grill rack.

  4. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally. Baste with barbecue sauce frequently throughout cooking process.

  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the pheasant reaches 165 F.

  6. Remove from heat, let rest for five minutes, then carve.

  7. Serve and enjoy!