Riverford Wicked Leeks

Venison steaks 200g

Venison steaks 200g

SKU# FINVENHCHSTK200

Availability: In stock

£7.85

Tender, flavourful organic venison steaks, reared on West Country farms and prepared in the Riverford butchery. For a special but ultra-quick meal, simply grill and serve with greens and your favourite potatoes (a gratin is always good). Venison’s richness goes well with many sauces: traditional red wine, sweet teriyaki or sherry-and-cream are all winners.

Approximately 2 venison steaks per pack.

Delivered in insulated packaging to keep cool on your doorstep. Minimum meat order £15 to cover the cost of the packaging.

Our venison has a short season - we estimate it will be available until around the 15th November.

Cooking

Oil and season the steaks. Heat a frying or griddle pan until smoking hot. Fry the steaks for 1-2 mins each side, depending how rare you like them. Let them rest somewhere warm for 5 mins before serving.

Storage

Keep in the fridge below 5˚C. If you’re not going to eat it within a day or two, freeze your meat as soon as possible and always within the use by date. Once frozen, use within a month. Use on the day of defrosting.

Sometimes you may notice that your venison looks a little brown. Don’t worry – this is perfectly natural and safe! Red meat contains a protein called myoglobin, which goes brown when it meets oxygen. Venison contains more myoglobin than beef, so it goes brown much faster. It doesn’t mean that the meat isn’t fresh, or affect its flavour at all.

About our venison

All our venison comes from small organic herds reared on Westcountry family farms in Looe and Exmoor. They graze a natural diet of clover-rich grass and wild flowers, roaming the land in natural rutting groups. The result is a tender and very healthy meat, with a milder, less gamey flavour than wild venison. Venison is a healthy meat; lower in fat than skinned chicken breast, higher in iron than any other red meat, low in cholesterol and brimming with Omega-3s.