Sauce Recipes

The Sporting Chef

Pan-Seared Tenderloin with Zinfandel Sauce

If I’m cooking for a crowd, I’ll use an inexpensive generic wine for a reduction and save my money for the wines that I drink. If I’m making this recipe at home, my go-to wine is the Michael-David Freakshow Zinfandel. It’s a bit more subtle than some of the bolder zinfandels from the Lodi, California…

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Fish, Game & Ketchup

Although you may be short on a few other ingredients, there’s usually a bottle of ketchup in the fridge. Many Farmer’s Markets are open with fresh, seasonal produce. Check them out! Here are a few recipe ideas to get you going. Now, you might be out of one or two ingredients and that’s where your…

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venison steak with raspberry sauce

Raspberry Vinaigrette Marinade and Sauce

If you’re short on time and looking for an easy and super-delicious marinade and sauce, this one fits the bill. Soak venison steaks for an hour or so before slapping on a white-hot grill. The sugary raspberry preserves will give the grilled meat crispy, caramelized edges. For extra flavor, baste with vinaigrette while grilling, and…

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fish with orange sauce

Three Simple Wild Game Grilling Sauces

You’ve got to love it when you stumble upon a recipe that only needs a handful of ingredients, is simple to prepare and, best, tastes great. Chances are good that you won’t bother with a three-page recipe with a long list of obscure ingredients that you can’t even pronounce. Here are some easy sauces that’ll…

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black bean salsa

Two Great Salsas

A departure from traditional tomato salsas, these are two of my favorite grilled venison toppers. After preparing the salsas, let them stand at room temperature for an hour to blend flavors and give them a chance to warm up. Putting cold salsa on a hot venison steak or fish just doesn’t make good sense. Black…

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Venison Stock

how to make venison stock or venison broth

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Cilantro Lime Mayo

I usually keep a bottle of this in the fridge. Pairs well with salmon or tuna burgers – like this recipe here

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Easy Meat Sauce Recipe For Venision

Whenever I make a meaty red sauce, I make a giant batch. I’ll use some of it for a few days on pasta, chicken, over burgers, with meatballs or spread over pizza dough. The rest is divided into smaller batches, cooled and packed for the freezer. When I’m short on prep time, I can quick-thaw…

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Melon and Grilled Peach Salsa

Use whatever melon is in season, ripe and firm. If you plan on refrigerating the salsa for a couple of days, choose a melon that is slightly underripe so that the flesh doesn’t get mushy over time. Jicama is a crunchy sweet brown root vegetable. If you can’t find it, leave it out. This salsa…

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