The name “poultry” comes from the French word “poule” which is actually derived from the Latin word “pullus”, meaning small animal.
Poultry is one of the most commonly consumed types of protein not for one but many good reasons; It is lean meat, available in plenty, and has a very neutral flavour that goes very well with any palate. Poultry is the second most widely eaten type of meat after pork, accounting for over 30% of the total world meat production and sixteen billion birds are annually raised for consumption.
There are several kinds of poultry and they include Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Goose, and Quail.
About Oriental Quail with BBQ Sauce
Quail is a small game bird with dark tasty meat with a delicate flavour; remarkably different when compared to the other wild game birds that are known for their strong taste as their meats are less tender than that of the domesticated animal.
The best way to handle quail meat is to cook it quickly and paying much attention during the cooking process as by overcooking, it will toughen up and dry the meat.
As quail is game meat, it is best to pair it with sweet-sour fruity flavours.
The grilled quail pairs very well with sauces, also add a flavourful twist to the dish.