Citrus Honey Roasted Quail

Citrus Honey Roasted Quail

Category Dinner Wild Game Roast
Servings 2
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25-30 minutes

Hot, fast, and crispy in a finger-lickin' glaze, this quail recipe is perfect for your next weeknight meal. The quail combined with our Boss Rub and the citrus honey glaze provides a unique combination of sweet and savory flavors.

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  • 6 Quails
  • 1 Tbsp Salt & pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Orange Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin


  1. Preheat smoker to 450°F with Pit Boss Apple Wood Pellets for a hint of a little fruity flavor.
  1. Then mix your salt, pepper, and our Pit Boss Boss Rub. Rub the spice that you just created and lather it all over the quail. Place quail on your top rack of your smoker or as far away from the heat source. Close the lid and let it be for 15 minutes.
  1. As the quail is cooking gather the remaining ingredients in a bowl and whisk till fully combined. After the 15 minutes are up open you lid and grab a brush and coat the quail with your newly made mix. Close the lid and lets it cook for 10 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165°F.
  1. Let it rest and then enjoy.