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Venison Backstrap with Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe

Get your bourbon fix with this tasty Venison Backstrap with Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe. (Photo courtesy of North American Whitetail Magazine)
Get your bourbon fix with this tasty Venison Backstrap with Bourbon BBQ Sauce Recipe. (Photo courtesy of North American Whitetail Magazine)

With a sweet and tangy bourbon BBQ sauce drizzled over venison backstrap, this recipe is perfect to fulfill that Cajun craving

Serves: 4
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 45-50 minutes

Venison Backstrap Ingredients:

  • 1 venison backstrap, all silver skin removed
  • 1 cup Zatarain’s Creole Mustard
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ⅓ to ½ cup fresh cracked black and white peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh puréed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon marjoram
  • 2 ounces Dale’s Seasoning (liquid meat marinade)
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons Louisiana “Extra Hot” Hot Sauce

Bourbon BBQ Sauce Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 chopped banana, serrano or jalapeño pepper
  • 1 medium Vidalia onion, diced very fine
  • 1 cup bourbon or Tennessee whiskey
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ⅓ cup unsulfured molasses
  • ⅓ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt (I use pink Himalayan sea salt)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

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