Background and History:
Marinated venison steaks are a culinary delight that combines the tender and flavorful meat of deer with a zesty and aromatic marinade. This dish has a long history, as venison has been a source of sustenance in many cultures for centuries, dating back to prehistoric times.
- 4 venison steaks
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
- Salt and black pepper to taste
Preparation Time: 10 minutes (plus marinating time)
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
- In a bowl, combine the red wine, olive oil, minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, and black pepper to create the marinade.
- Place the venison steaks in a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag or cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
- Preheat your grill or a stovetop skillet over medium-high heat.
- Remove the venison steaks from the marinade and let any excess liquid drip off.
- Grill the steaks for about 4-5 minutes per side for medium-rare, or adjust the cooking time to your preferred doneness.
- Allow the steaks to rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
Nutrition Facts: (Per serving)
- Calories: 300
- Total Fat: 9g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Cholesterol: 120mg
- Sodium: 85mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 2g
- Dietary Fiber: 0g
- Sugars: 0g
- Protein: 48g
- Venison is a lean meat, making it a healthy protein option.
- The marinating time is flexible, but longer marinating enhances the flavor.
- If anyone at your table has allergies, make sure the marinade ingredients are safe for them. Modify the recipe as needed to accommodate dietary restrictions or allergies.