Simple Roast Grouse Risotto Recipe

Grouse season is getting underway, and that means cooking up some delicious dishes with the game meat from the bird. For those who are getting your shooting clothing on and heading out for a day’s shoot, you will need a few recipe ideas for cooking grouse. If you are looking for a different way of cooking it, then look no further than this delicious and simple recipe for roast grouse risotto. Serves four.

Roast grouse risotto


  • 4 prepared grouse
  • 50g diced onion
  • 100g pearled spelt
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 20g chopped fresh garden herbs
  • Cornish sea salt
  • Milled black pepper


  1. Turn the oven on to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Season and sear the grouse in a hot pan and cook for a few minutes each side.
  3. Roast in a hot oven at 200 degrees Celsius for ten minutes.
  4. Set aside and rest for ten minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, sauté the onion in a little oil and add the spelt, adding the stock until it is cooked.
  6. Season well and fold through the chopped herbs.
  7. Remove the breast from the grouse and serve on top of the spelt herb risotto.


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