,

Bacon Wrapped Sandhill Crane

Prep Time 1 day 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 day 20 minutes

Bacon Wrapped Sandhill Crane is a very lean delicious meal. Sandhill Crane is sometimes known as “Ribeye of the Sky” because of its similarity to a cut of ribeye beef.

Bacon Wrapped Sandhill Crane

Bacon Wrapped Sandhill Crane is a very lean delicious meal. Sandhill Crane is sometimes known as "Ribeye of the Sky" because of its similarity to a cut of ribeye beef.
Prep Time1 d 10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 d 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Wrapped Sandhill Crane
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 2208kcal
Author: Ned Adams
Cost: $20

Equipment

  • 12" Cast Iron Skillet
  • toothpicks

Ingredients

  • 2 Sandhill crane boneless, skinless (chicken can be used as well)
  • 24 oz bacon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • tsp salt
  • tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Brine crane breasts for 24 hours in enough water to cover the breasts with 3-5 tablespoons of salt.
  • Dry meat and cut into bite sized pieces.
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Cut bacon strips in half crosswise and wrap each piece of crane with a section of bacon, securing with a toothpick in the center.
  • Heat olive oil in 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium low heat.
  • Add bacon wrapped crane pieces to the skillet and cook until bacon is browned on all sides. Remove toothpicks.

Notes

The Sandhill Crane in this recipe was acquired by a valid hunting license and was harvested legally.

Nutrition

Calories: 2208kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 146g | Fat: 175g | Saturated Fat: 52g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 33g | Monounsaturated Fat: 76g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 613mg | Sodium: 1666mg | Potassium: 1600mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 998IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 7mg
Did you try this recipe?Leave me a comment and rating below or Tag @DutchOvenDaddy on Instagram to show us your photos!

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.