Skip to main content Skip to main content

Easy Corned Venison Recipe

If you've never made your own corned venison before, you need to try it! With a few ingredients and these easy-to-follow directions, you'll discover how simple it is to brine your own wild game meat at home.

Easy Corned Venison Recipe
Use this corned venison recipe for deer or any other game meat. (Shutterstock image)
Print Recipe

Brined for days and cooked for hours, corned beef has been a St. Patrick’s Day staple forever, but when done properly you will be hard-pressed to tell the difference between corned beef and corned venison or other game meats. Using wild game offers a healthy alternative to this holiday favorite as the meat is much leaner and does not have any added hormones or preservatives.

How long you brine your meat depends on the thickness of the cut. If you have a large piece of venison, consider cutting it in half to reduce the brining/pickling time. The brining process is complete when you can cut the meat in half and it is no longer gray in the center. If it is gray – put it back in the brine.

Yield: 1 (3- to 5-) pound venison roast
Total time: 5-7 days


Ingredients:


Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients, except for the meat, into a large pot and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and allow the liquid to cool completely.
  2. Place meat into a non-metallic container (glass, plastic, zip-lock) and pour the brine over to cover completely. Place in refrigerator for 5-7 days.
  3. Remove meat from brine and rinse under cold water.
  4. Put rinsed meat in a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 hours or until meat is very tender.

To see Hi Mountain’s entire line of products, cooking tips, instructional videos and recipes, visit: himtnjerky.com

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

Popular Videos

Understanding Kayak Hull Design and Deciding What is Best for You

Understanding Kayak Hull Design and Deciding What is Best for You

In this video we discuss how hull design effects your kayak fishing experience and what you should look for when picking out a kayak.

A Look at the Lupo

A Look at the Lupo

In the second episode of Beyond the Rifle, we'll discuss the innovation behind the major components of the Lupo. Just how unique is this new rifle? Prepare yourself for some surprises.

Trigger Time

Trigger Time

If there is one thing that can make a hunter a better shooter, it's a better trigger. Triggers with heavy pull weights, and excessive creep and overtravel can ruin a shot—and a day—in the deer woods. The Lupo's trigger is designed to help hunters place their shots accurately. Let's look at the details on episode nine of Beyond the Rifle.

See All Videos

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Game & Fish App

Other Magazines

See All Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Game & Fish stories delivered right to your inbox every week.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now