How to cook Venison

Venison refers to meat from a deer. It is similar in taste to beef, but with a richer and sometimes gamey flavour.

We share 3 familiar recipes perfect for incorporating the great taste of venison.

Venison Stirfry


Ingredients:

  • -400g of Venison stir fry strips
  • -2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • -Chilli flakes
  • -1 tbsp ginger
  • -2 tbsp sweet soy sauce
  • -1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • -1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • -1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • -1 stick celery, thinly sliced
  • -1 carrot, peeled and sliced
  • -100 g fresh green beans, halved
  • -1 cup bean sprouts
  • -ΒΌ cup chopped fresh coriander
  • Instructions:
  1. Mix sauces together to marinate the venison.
    2. Heat a wok and pan fry the venison for 2-3 mins. Remove from the pan and add the veges. Stir fry to soften, then return the venison to the pan and combine. Serve with bean sprouts and chopped coriander.

 

Venison Stew

Ingredients:

  • -2 tbsp venison
  • -900 g venison meat
  • -3 onions, chopped
  • -2 cloves garlic, minced
  • -1 tbsp Worcestershire
  • -1 bay leaf
  • -1/2 tsp oregano
  • -1 tbsp salt
  • -3 cups water
  • -7 potatoes, peeled
  • -450g carrots
  • -1/4 cup flour
  • -1/4 cup water

Instructions:

  1. 1. Brown meat in oil and add onions, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaf, oregano and water. Simmer for 2 hours or until meat is tender.

2. Add potatoes and carrots until tender.

3. Combine flour and water and stir into the stew to thicken it.

 

Venison Roast

Replace your usual roast meat with Venison. Here are some simple tips to cook it just right.

Ingredients:

  • 400g venison roast
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions:

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 22oc.

2. Place butter in the pan and venison on top of it. Season well and brown the venison.

3. Transfer the venison to a roasting dish and roast in the oven until medium rare (around 16 mins).

4. Serve with your choice of vegetables and sauce.