Timber 2 Table - Capt. Christian's Super Simple Grilled Sandhill Crane

A recent Texas hunt with Justin Martin and the folks from Academy Sports + Outdoors ended with this tasty crane dish

Capt. Christian's Super Simple Grilled Sandhill Crane

15 Min

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time




Cleaned sandhill crane breasts

Olive oil

Salt and pepper

Fiesta Brand Uncle Chris' Gourmet Steak Seasoning

Hot fire (400-degree flame)

Cooking Instructions

1. Clean the birds. Be sure to remove all shot pellets.

Fillet the meat off the breastbone. Photo by Grit Media

3. Put breasts in a large bowl. Hand-coat with olive oil.

4. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and steak seasoning over the meat.

5. Place breasts on the grill.

6. Grill to medium rare. Sear well before serving. Total grill time should take no more than 10 minutes total per breast.

Take care not to grill over medium-rare doneness. Photo by Grit Media