Bar-B-Q Pheasant

6 cups water, divided
1/4 cup soybean oil
1 tablespoon parsley flakes
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup margarine
1/2 sliced lemon
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon crushed basil
1 teaspoon crushed bay leaves
1 teaspoon salt
2.5 pounds of pheasant
1/2 sliced medium onion
3 tablespoons mustard

-Place 1 cup of water, soy sauce, oil, lemon juice, parsley, basil, thyme, bay leaves, paprika, salt and pepper in saucepan
-Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer about 5 minutes to blend flavors
-Remove from heat and cool

-Split pheasant in half and marinate in cooled mixture for 2-4 hours

-Meanwhile, prepare sop: combine margarine, onion, lemon and mustard in saucepan.
-Cook over medium heat approximately 10 minutes or until onion is soft.
-Add remaining water

-Drain pheasant, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
-Cook approximately 90 minutes over grill, turning occasionally and basting with sop

**Makes 4 servings

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