Pot-roast guinea fowl with cabbage & bacon


Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins


2 Persons

      • large knob unsalted butter
      • 1 guinea fowl , about 1.2kg/2lb 12oz
      • 100g smoked lardons or chopped bacon
      • 1 celery stalk, thickly sliced
      • 1 carrot , thickly sliced
      • 1 onion , thinly sliced
      • 1 small Savoy cabbage , shredded into 3cm thick ribbons
      • 10 juniper berries
      • 1 glass dry white wine
      • 300ml hot chicken stock


      1. Heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Heat the butter in a large flameproof casserole and brown the guinea fowl all over. Remove and set aside.
      2. Add the lardons to the pan, cook for 2-3 mins until beginning to turn golden. Add the celery, carrot and onion and cook for 5 mins. Then stir in the cabbage and cook for 5 mins more.
      3. Add the juniper berries, wine and stock, then sit the guinea fowl on top. Bring to a simmer then cover tightly and roast in the oven for 1 hr 15 mins, until the bird is cooked through.

Nutritional Facts

1011 kcalories, protein 111.0g, carbohydrate 24.0g, fat 48.0 g, saturated fat 20.0g, fibre 12.0g, sugar 22.0g, salt 2.61 g

Source: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1128648/potroast-guinea-fowl-with-cabbage-and-bacon