Recipe: Venison Peanut Satay

by
posted on February 20, 2019
recipe-venisonpeanutsatay_lead.jpg

When you have family that taught English in Indonesia, you learn how to grill great peanut satay. This recipe is easy to make with unsalted peanuts or crunchy peanut butter—the latter is more likely to be in hunting camp.

The sauce and marinade are easy to make and can be altered for heat with the number of chilies you add to the mix. The sauce will store in the fridge for a week, so plan on several meals, or make lots at once and use extra sauce for dipping leftovers.

Ingredients
• 2 lbs. venison rounds
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• ½ tablespoon sesame oil
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• 1 small onion, finely chopped
• 1 small red chili, finely chopped (substitute 1 teaspoon dried chili flakes)
• 1 tablespoon brown sugar
• 2 tablespoons sweet soy sauce
• 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
• 1 can coconut milk

Directions
1. Heat both oils in a wok and fry the garlic, onion and chilies over medium heat until onion is soft.
2. Add the sugar and stir until the mixture starts to caramelize. Add the sweet soy sauce and peanut butter and stir until the mixture is well blended.
3. Slowly add the coconut milk and continue mixing. Simmer the peanut satay mixture until it is a thick sauce, then let cool to room temperature. Reserve ½ cup for dipping later, if desired.
4. Slice venison into ¼-inch thick strips, across the grain of the meat.
5. Place meat in a zipper bag and cover with peanut satay. Let marinate for 2 hours.
6. Thread meat onto bamboo skewers that have been soaked in cold water.
7. Grill the venison peanut satay skewers over medium heat until browned. Serve with extra peanut sauce.

Latest

Review Winchester 400 Legend Lead
Review Winchester 400 Legend Lead

Review: Winchester 400 Legend

Winchester’s new 400 Legend is a streamlined, mid-sized straight-wall cartridge intended to fill the gap between its wildly popular 350 Legend and the notorious 450 Bushmaster. It is—in our opinion—a masterstroke of genius.

#SundayGunday: Howa M1500 Super Lite

Get a closer look at the Howa M1500 Super Lite, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

First Look: Savage TIMBER Series Rimfire Rifles

Savage Arms introduces the TIMBER Series—a new line of precision-engineered rimfire rifles.

Review: Wilson Combat NULA Model 20

Accuracy doesn’t have to be heavy.

Head to Head: .270 Winchester vs. .308 Winchester

Both the .308 Winchester and .270 Winchester are popular chamberings, and ammo is readily available from nearly every manufacturer. Which comes out on top? We take a closer look at the pros and cons of each.

#SundayGunday: Browning A5 20-Gauge

Get a closer look at the Browning A5 20-Gauge, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Interests



Get the best of American Hunter delivered to your inbox.