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Small Game Recipes

Chipotle Elk Sliders

Here’s a recipe you can use with your ground game, whether it’s elk, antelope, or deer. I like to make a batch of these ahead of time, then vacuum seal and freeze them. You can take them right out of the freezer, put them on the grill or in a skillet and they’ll be a…

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Bacon Fried Squirrel

Anything fried, squirrel included, tastes pretty good. The squirrels are first fried and then simmered in liquid until tender. Young squirrels taste much better than old ones. If you are worried about fat and cholesterol, eat a carrot. Print Recipe Bacon Fried Squirrel Ingredients4 young squirrels each cut into 6 to 8 pieces1/2 teaspoon salt1/2…

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Tom Slater’s Barbecued Wild Turkey

Tom says that the key to this recipe is the use of a real barbecue. Now, I know a bunch of you think that your propane unit qualifies as a barbecue. And I suppose that a Subaru Brat is a pickup truck, too. To Tom Slater, barbecue means smoke – smoke from real wood coals…

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Crispy Turkey with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Now if you had a turkey fryer, it would make this recipe easy to put together. Or use this recipe if you have fryer leftover. And don’t worry if you don’t have pine nuts, you can substitute almonds, although the taste & consistency is different.   Print Recipe Crispy Turkey with Creamy Pesto Sauce Ingredients2…

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Quick Wild Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

If you want to take your time, make your own stock out of a roasted wild turkey carcass and leg/thigh meat. Be sure to let the wild rice cook for awhile, it takes longer to cook than regular rice. And if you just don’t have time, then swap the rice out for noodles. Print Recipe…

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Wild Turkey Tamales

Great with any wild game, including shredded wild turkey breasts. Slow roast deer neck and shoulder roasts, shred the meat and wrap it up in masa. About the Masa, To prepare the masa, pick up a bag at the grocery store and follow the directions on the bag for tamale dough. I start with 2…

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Wild Turkey Breast Won Tons

It’s that time of the year  – Turkey Hunting Season! These Wild Turkey Breast Won Tons are a fan favorite! Not only simple to make, the recipe yields enough for your own hunting party. Makes a great appetizer! Print Recipe Wild Turkey Breast Won Tons Servings: 25 Won Tons Ingredients2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil1 1/2…

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Roasted Quail with Pheasant Sausage Stuffing

This is a great way to stretch a few upland birds into dinner and makes good use of an older and “toothier” rooster for the stuffing. If you are adept at boning out a quail while keeping the body intact, it will allow for additional stuffing.  Print Recipe Roasted Quail with Pheasant Sausage Stuffing Ingredients1…

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Rabbit Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

Susie Jimenez is a special guest on The Sporting Chef show and she created this unique enchilada with an amazing tomatillo sauce. One note, Susie always recommends heating up your corn tortillas first before assembling. If you don’t, the corn tortillas will crack and not roll nicely. I always listen to Susie, so should you.…

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