Quail meat is a nutritious and lean source of protein. It is rich in essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, and B vitamins, including B6 and B12. Additionally, quail meat is lower in fat compared to other poultry, making it a healthy choice for those seeking a lean protein option. Incorporating quail into your diet can contribute to muscle maintenance, immune system support, and overall well-being.


Keyword quail
Servings 12 people
Author Manchester Farms


  • 48 *quail knots
  • 4 TBSP olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup fig jam
  • 4 TBSP white wine vinegar


  1. Preheat a gas grill to high or build a hot fire in a charcoal grill. Combine the fig jam (or whatever jam you have availabland vinegar in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Toss the quail knots with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill over high heat for about 3-4 minutes, then turn the quail knots. Remove the quail to the bowl with the fig jam and vinegar and toss to coat. Place the quail back on the grill and grill for about 30 seconds, then turn again. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Manchester Farms Quail Knots:  Item Code 53014

You can use a variety of jams for this dish.  Quail works well with just about any fruit jam you like.

*  A quail knot is ½ of a Semi Boneless Quail with the wing removed and the drumstick pulled up through the wing portion, so it sits up.  This is perfect for stuffing as well, wrap in bacon towards the end of the grilling process for a crispy down right good eats!!!

Don't forget to try our quail eggs!