a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z #

Venison

Wild or farmed, you just can't beat the robust flavour. Great with SIDS PLUM SAUCE.

Bacon Wrapped Venison Backstrap
  • Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Bacon Wrapped Venison Backstrap

As deer meat goes, it doesn’t get better than fresh backstrap. You can cut it into steaks just like beef fillet, slice it thin for pan frying, or (my personal favourite) leave it whole then smoke or grill.

Cervena Shortloin with Mushroom Fricassée
  • Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy

Cervena Shortloin with Mushroom Fricassée

A classy yet simple-to-cook main to accompany your favourite red wine.

Fried Venison
  • Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Fried Venison

These venison steaks are better than even your every day pork chops. They are tenderized and soaked the night before and then fried to a nice crisp. Super tender and delicious.

Grilling Times For Venison

Grilling Times For Venison

Just like beef, venison should be grilled over direct heat if you have steaks, and over indirect heat for tougher cuts like saddle or other roasts.

How to Butcher a Deer
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: medium

How to Butcher a Deer

If you have ever considered hunting, then you probably also need to be aware of how to properly butcher a deer. It is a pretty easy and quick process once you get the hang of it. 

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Venison Steak Roll-Ups
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Venison Steak Roll-Ups

If it's stuffed with cheese, wrapped in bacon, packs a punch AND has venison in it, you can bet that whatever it is will go flying off the trays.

Peppered Venison Roast
  • Time: 1-2 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Peppered Venison Roast

Simple and easy with delicious results. Any venison roast will do.

Peppered Venison Steaks with Pickled Quince
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Peppered Venison Steaks with Pickled Quince

You will not believe how delicious this is!

Spicy Orange Venison Balls
  • Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Spicy Orange Venison Balls

This recipe is inspired by the retro classic cocktail meatballs. Try using possum, rabbit, goat etc.

Stuffed Venison Backstrap
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Stuffed Venison Backstrap

This backstrap recipe will hit the spot after a long day of hunting. Cook it at your basecamp or on the back patio - either way, it will taste incredible.

Venison & Blue Cheese Burgers
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Venison & Blue Cheese Burgers

Invest in the juniper berries if you can – they have the most amazing scent and add real punch and aroma to any game or richly flavoured meats.

Venison Breakfast Sausage
  • Time: 10 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Venison Breakfast Sausage

You can't beat homemade venison sausage for breakfast! Delicious with spaghetti or on toast with a dash of SIDS PLUM SAUCE.

Venison Casserole
  • Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Venison Casserole

This rich and tasty dish is lovely made with fresh chestnuts. Serve with mashed potato and a selection of vegetables.

Venison Escalopes & Spice Ale Sauce
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Complexity: very easy

Venison Escalopes & Spice Ale Sauce

A winter dish with hearty game & spiced sauce flavours.

Venison Fajitas
  • Time: 45 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Venison Fajitas

A great Kiwi innovation that is in high demand with wild venison.