Big Game Recipes

Shredded Venison and Cheese Manicotti

This is a favorite way to use braised, shredded meat from venison neck and shoulder roasts.  You can also substitute browned ground meat. And if you want to save a few calories, use skim ricotta. This keeps very well as leftovers too. Print Recipe Shredded Venison and Cheese Manicotti Ingredients4 tablespoons olive oil1 medium onion…

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Donny’s Deer Appetizer

This one has made Donny famous throughout southeastern U.S. hunting camps. Along with his Poor Man’s Shrimp recipe, they just can’t get enough of this super-easy recipe. It’s usually eaten with a fork, or Gerber folding knife, right out of the pan.   Print Recipe Donny’s Deer Appetizer Ingredients1 lb trimmed deer meat cut into…

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Stuffed Venison Backstrap 2 (with Apples and more)

My second stuffed backstrap recipe. It slso works with any antlered game backstrap or use the same stuffing with goose or duck breasts. Here’s a good video from my Sporting Friend, Stacy Harris, on butterflying your loin in Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine: http://www.deeranddeerhunting.com/articles/cooking-venison-and-game/serve-this-delicious-stuffed-venison-loin-for-thanksgiving  Print Recipe Stuffed Venison Backstrap 2 (with Apples and more) Ingredients1 venison…

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Elk Breakfast Sausage with Red Eye Gravy Using Coffee

This recipe uses Hi Mountain Seasonings Prairie Sage Breakfast Sausage Seasoning and ground elk. Watch an entire episode of “Hunt.Fish.Cook” below on how to make this delicious breakfast. [youtube width=”600″ height=”360″ video_id=”Ahqe-H2tSTE”] Print Recipe Elk Breakfast Sausage with Red Eye Gravy (coffee) Ingredients1 1/4 pounds ground elk1/4 pound ground pork1 tablespoon Hi Mountain Prairie Sage…

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Chipotle Venison Burger

Bust out the ‘cue and ice down the beer, it’s officially grilling season. Oh sure, in most of the Western U.S., you can fire up the barbecue just about any time during the year, but summer is the time when I end up cooking outside more often than in. Keep the kitchen cool and fire up…

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Venison Satay Skewers

Prepared on The Sporting Chef TV show with my good friend, Joe Shaw.  Hey Joe, how come you never call any more? If your guests are allergic to peanuts, then this would not be a party starter. Print Recipe Venison Satay Skewers Ingredients2 pounds venison hindquarter muscle or backstrap trimmed of all silver skin and…

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Venison Sloppy Joe’s

This recipe is a bit of a throwback to my school days when my mother would blend canned “Manwhich” sauce with cooked ground beef. Truth be told, I got really tired of eating Sloppy Joe’s. I’m pretty sure that I went 25 years or so before eating another one after high school. That is, until…

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Corned Venison Hash

This recipe works with any type of corned game. You can find a corned venison recipe HERE. I like to top it with a pair of over-easy eggs and a splash of hot sauce. And if your venison isn’t already “corned,” my friend Hank Shaw has an easy tutorial of how to corn venison on…

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Smoked and Grilled Venison Burger

Venison burgers are the typical summer fare for most of us grilling. But have you tried them smoked using Camp Chef’s smoke vault? You are in for a treat. And watch this episode of The Sporting Chef on my take on a few versions of venison burgers. Print Recipe Smoked and Grilled Venison Burgers Venison…

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