Easy Grilled Quail


If you are looking for something different to grill this summer, how about quail? You can keep things simple and pair them with everyday sides or dress them up for company by serving them with couscous and shredded Brussels sprouts. Wild rice pairs nicely with them as well.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 quail


  • ½ teaspoon parsley flakes

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 quail


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Combine parsley, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add olive oil and stir until evenly combined. Brush seasoned oil over both sides of the quail.

  3. Grill for 8 minutes. Carefully flip with tongs and grill for 8 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
20g Fat
0g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 204mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 245mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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