A whole quail with the back bone removed. If you prefer, you may buy de-boned quail or use quail breasts. When preparing this meal as a starter, you will need two breast portions or half a quail. However, if it’s for main course, then at least four breast portions should be adequate.
For the soya glaze
2 tablespoon soya source
2 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons sweet chill sauce
One piece of fresh ginger, grated
Toasted sesame seeds
Measure out all ingredients. When ready fry the quail, add all ingredients into the pan and turn down the heat. Leave until the quail is coated in syrup. Check seasoning, and adjust according to taste. Remember that soya source is very salty.
For Asian salad
Use a mandolin or grater to prepare:
Add deep fried rice noddles
Dress salad with lime juice and neem oil
I usually make my own. Take a creamy mayonnaise and add some wasabi paste, fresh grated ginger and some roasted garlic with lime zest and juice. Mix together and check seasoning.
Assemble on individual plates or a platter, and enjoy!
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