Young guinea fowl cooked two times, tapenade cream

Young guinea fowl cooked two times, tapenade cream

6 persons
20 minutes
35 minutes
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Olive oil or Olives used : Nice PDO

Tips and tricks

The subtle olive oil is soft and has fruits aromas (dried, ripe or red) or flower aromas, with vegetable notes.
Try Nyons PDO, Nice PDO, or Lucques, Tanche, Cailletier, Négrette, Grossane varieties.


  • 1 young guina fowl (1,2 to 1,5 kg)
  • 5 cl subtle olive oil
  • 50 cl poultry broth
  • 50 cl veal stock
  • 100 g tapenade
  • 100 g chopped shallots
  • 50 cl fresh cream
  • 30 cl half-dry white wine
  • Salt, pepper
  • Burn the last feathers of young guinea fowl.
  • Cut the young guinea fowl in 4 pieces. Clear extremities of bones.
  • Brown the pieces of meat in a pan with 5 cl olive oil and 20 g butter.
  • Leave the pieces aside on a plate.
  • Brown in the pan chopped shallots in the cooking fat of young guinea fowl.
  • Deglaze with white wine, reduce and put the pieces of meat in the pan again.
  • Moisten with poultry broth, veal stock and tapenade.
  • Cover and cook for 15min.
  • Take the pieces of meat out and reduce until the half.
  • Add fresh cream and reduce for 10 more minutes.
  • Beat the sauce with the rest of butter. Rectify seasoning.
  • Put the pieces of meat in the sauce, serve hot.

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