Bikers One pot partridge with Cabbage, Bacon and chestnuts recipe

The Bikers makes one pot partridge with cabbage, bacon and chestnuts on the Hairy Bikers’ Best Of British.

The Bikers say about their dish: “A long slow braise on the hob ensures your partridges will be tender and succulent. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes.”

The ingredients for the dish are: 1 tbsp juniper berries, 4 oven-ready partridges, salt and freshly ground black pepper, 25g butter, 1 tbsp sunflower oil, 1 medium onion, 4 rashers rindless streaky bacon, 3-4 bushy sprigs fresh thyme, 2 tbsp plain flour, 5 tbsp dry gin, 100ml orange juice, 200ml red wine, 350ml chicken stock, fresh or made with 1 stock cube, 2 tbsp cranberry sauce or redcurrant jelly, 2 tsp finely grated orange zest, 200g cooked and peeled chestnuts, ½ medium Savoy cabbage, tough outer leaves removed.

See how the Bikers perpare their dish partridge dish in this video: