Simple and delicious marinated quail, simply char grilled.


  • 4 Quails, butterflied and bones removed.

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 lemon juiced and zested

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • 1 tsp dried oregano or fresh thyme

  • Sea Salt


  • 1.

    Marinate the quails in all the ingredients for an hour before cooking.

  • 2.

    Preheat a BBQ grill until hot and then turn down heat to medium, when ready cook quail skin side down first for about 4-5 minutes checking every couple of minutes making sure not to burn them then turn them and cook on the other side for 3-4 minutes. Don't over cook them as they can get a bit tough. When they are firm to the touch they should be ready.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 434kj
  • Fat Total 26g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Protein 43g
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 584mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Serve them with a simple salad and fried potatoes.

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