It's simple and flavorful. Take care with marinade choice, though, – you don’t want to completely mask the flavour of the meat. I thought all that canned stuff would be gone by now , Ina, maybe slow-cooker recipes need extra spice? Healthy Food, Fresh Ingredients, Easy Recipes, 1 1/2 cups (12oz, 360ml)  red wine vinegar, 2 tbs cornstarch (maizena, corn flour) dissolved in 3 tbs water. Get it free when you sign up for our newsletter. I use the slow cookers a lot in the winter though because I leave for work at 5:55am and don’t get home until 5pm. I’m tired by the time I get home and don’t want to be eating at 7:30 at night. Loin of venison with broccoli and stilton purée and red wine sauce, Venison loin with celeriac remoulade, pomme Maxine and juniper jus, Venison cannelloni with kale, Parmesan and wild mushrooms, Braised venison shanks with 'three sisters' and wild boar bacon, Wok-seared venison with black pepper and oyster sauce, Venison and juniper suet pudding with girolle mushrooms and ‘clapshot’, Kachi mirch ka gosht – venison and green peppercorn curry with parathas, Venison leg cooked in hay with roast celeriac and braised red cabbage, Fallow deer with beetroot and blackcurrants, Hay smoked roe deer with red fruits, vegetables and leaves, Roast saddle of red deer with pickling sauce, Join our Great British Chefs Cookbook Club. Before cooking venison, it is important to recognise the ways in which venison differs from other meats. I do have a slow cooker but rarely use it as most meats that we like are cooked rare or medium rare. Add wine, stock, paprika and herbs. brassfrog, I have a pressure cooler, although not a fancy one like yours…. Rather than a slow cooker I’d recommend that you get a pressure cooker. The long, slow cooking breaks the meat down and makes it tender and juicy. Delline, same here…. Serve the venison with pasta or rice. The flavour of venison lends itself well to earthy, autumnal flavours like mushroom, turnip, beetroot and parsnip. The appearance and taste of venison will vary dramatically depending on the age of the deer and how long it has been hung. If you prefer a stovetop method, most of these recipes can be braised in a Dutch oven over low heat or in a 300 F oven. Check out our venison collection for more recipes. These tender cuts benefit from a medium-rare finish to make the most of their finer texture. I’m pretty sure I won’t find condensed soups there…… (fingers crossed). The very thought sends shivers down my spine. Depending on the diet of the deer, the meat may have a subtle taste of juniper or sage, and there are variations in flavour depending on the species. Slice venison, spoon onions, shallots around and serve. Bread Baking Babes go to Georgia – Khachapuri, Lamb, Venison; more in Slow Cooker, Main Dishes, Venison in Red Wine, Slow Cooker; more Gaudi, Brined and Grilled Cornish Hens; schadenfreude, White Asparagus with Butter and Chives, cooking white asparagus, Grilled Turkey Cutlets, Mustard / Soy Marinade; meanderings. getting tired of the pressure lol. Mince is sometimes ground by the butcher with fat or you may need to add your own. I have two slow cookers. Step 2 Marcus Wareing includes dark chocolate and fig in his roast venison recipe. I use all fresh or organic, low sodium broths and such because I cannot take all the salt so prevalent in canned stuff. These mouth-watering recipes are some of our favorites, or you might also alter a beef pot roast recipe with a venison shoulder, ham, or chuck roast. Deer are shot in the pasture where they spend their lives so do not have to travel to an abattoir before slaughter– a major factor in reducing stress in the animal which gives even tastier meat. Josh Eggleton adds bacon to his burgers to keep them moist. Venison Meatballs The venison meatballs are cooked to perfection with a seasoned tomato sauce. She already says it’s hers !!!!!! With venison, other animal fats need to be used in some cases to keep the meat moist and create a rounder flavour. Last year I made a fantastic Roast Venison Tenderloin. It doesn’t have the fat marbling like beef does so, while it can be tender and delicious cooked medium or medium-rare, it can be dry as dust and tough if well-done. Using a thin knife, stab the venison in various places and shove the batons of garlic … Crock Pot Swiss Venison Steaks Venison steaks are used to make these crockpot Swiss steaks. eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'thymeforcookingblog_com-large-leaderboard-2','ezslot_10',131,'0','0']));Please, please, please tell me that people don’t actually cook with canned Cheddar Cheese Soup. My 'Internet Cook Book' (with nutrition info) Please enable JavaScript on your browser to best view this site. It is solid and old. The slow cooker is an excellent way to cook many cuts of venison, especially roasts and stews. Zoomie, we both love rare beef – but the beef we get really needs a slow cooker (or a pressure cooker). This was I can put my feet up and pet the dogs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is what I did – and we both agreed it was fantastic. Really, I’m surprised they’re still on the market (the condensed soups). I have a slow cooker – rarely used as I find the food always ends up somewhat bland….maybe I still have not mastered the art of crock pots/slow cookers? Add 1/2 in. I think I’ll have to spend some serious time at Kalyn’s Slow Cooker From Scratch. Perhaps most important is the issue of fat content: while its leanness makes venison increasingly popular among health-conscious diners, its lack of fat makes it susceptible to dryness. We’ve had venison from them in the past. eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'thymeforcookingblog_com-banner-1','ezslot_9',128,'0','0']));I’ve been of the opinion that I could do anything in a heavy casserole, either on the stove-top or in the oven, that could be done in a slow cooker. Crock Pot Venison Barbecue In this recipe, the venison is cut into cubes and slow cooked with a homemade barbecue sauce mixture made with tomato soup. Prime cuts, such as venison loin fillets or saddles, can get away with very little cooking. Grind the venison coarsely or dice it for a delicious chili or stew. I loved loved loved my slow cooker in Australia. Here are some of our most popular recipes using venison and other wild game. Furthermore, venison fat, unlike pork or beef fat, does not taste pleasant. Chocolate and red meat have been paired together since Aztec times and the flavour of the bitter chocolate gives a rich, earthy note to the venison. Paul Ainsworth pushes the boundaries and serves loin of venison raw in this carpaccio. Venison stew is a wonderfully wintry dish – simply braise some browned, cubed venison shoulder or leg with vegetables in a combination of stock and wine for at least 5 hours in a low-medium oven; the meat should be wonderfully tender. Put cleaned meat in slow cooker and cover with onion. Chili is a good choice since it's made with heat and a variety of spices. Many farms (where deer are free to roam around grazing in herds) sell their own meat in on-site farm shops, meaning a shorter supply chain. Of course, you would have to be able to order it…. Mix all ingredients for marinade. Remove and discard bay leaves and bouquet garni. Simon Haigh’s Venison Bolognese or Josh Eggleton’s Venison burger make wintry adaptations of classics but you need to make sure the lean mince doesn't dry out. Heat to boiling. Thyme for Cooking Kitchen, My Etsy Store: hand knit / crocheted infinity scarves; hand-painted cards Younger deer tend to produce more tender meat though hanging and ageing of the meat and the stress levels at slaughter will have a major impact on the flavour and texture so don’t reject an older deer immediately. All text and images are copyright © 2005 - 2020 Kathleen Lerum Zeller. The deer are not shot to produce the best meat but rather for pragmatic reasons which means that there may be a lot of variation in texture and quality from deer to deer. Strain drippings into a measuring cup. For something a little different, try Simon Rogan's recipe – he cooks venison leg in hay and pairs it with sweet and aromatic red cabbage and roast celeriac. It was moist and falling apart when he sliced it. Slow Cooker Venison Steaks with Peppers and Onions This is a recipe for venison pepper steaks with a creamy sauce. Heat sauce with shallots and onions to boiling.