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Venison Medallions with Juniper and Gin

Ingredients

1 lb venison loin
3 tbs unsalted butter
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
1 shallot, minced
1 shot of gin
1/4 cup demi-glace or beef stock that has been slightly reduced
1 tsp ground juniper
2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
1/2 cup sour cream or creme fraiche
fresh parsley for garnish, optional
  • Salt and pepper venison lightly all over and set aside for 1 hour.
  • Heat butter in a large saute pan, add venison and saute for 3 to 5 minutes per side (for medium rare).
  • Add shallot and saute, turn the heat off and add the gin.
  • Cook alcohol down with high heat and add crushed juniper, rosemary and demi -glaze or beef stock.
  • Turn off heat and whisk in sour cream and stir to combine and thicken.
  • Spoon sauce over medallions and garnish with fresh parsley and chives if desired.

Servings

4

Prep

15 min

Cook

5 min

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Skill Level

Easy