Roast hummingbirds

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Hummingbirds*
8 slices Bacon or salt pork
1 tablespoon Butter
\N \N Small batch of rice or bread stuffing; your favorite recipe

Draw and dry pluck the birds. Cover high exposed surfaces with bacon or salt pork around bird. Melt butter in skillet, put in birds and bake in a hot oven for about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to about 350F.

and bake another 15 minutes. If birds are stuffed, bake 20 minutes.

*If large Texas hummingbirds aren't available, you can substitute quail with good effect.

Submitted By JIM WELLER On 07-21-95

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