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Fried Venison Backstrap

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Tender venison backstrap is sliced thinly before breading and frying to make a savory crispy crust."
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1 h 50 m servings 438
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place the venison slices into a shallow bowl and pour in the milk and hot sauce. Stir to coat, then cover and marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in an electric skillet to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, salt and pepper.
  3. Dip the venison slices into the flour, then into the egg and milk, then back into the flour. Shake off excess flour. Fry in the hot oil until lightly browned on each side, about 3 minutes. Remove with tongs and drain briefly on paper towels before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 438 calories; 14.2 40 35.1 149 1944 Full nutrition

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I am a chef on a south Texas deer ranch and I always chicken-fry the backstrap. I cook it the same, but chop it differently. I cut the backstrap into 3 inch chunks and pound it flat just like ...

This was awesome! The only modification I made was to use Tony's Season Salt rather than plain salt.

This recipe was exceptional! A definitel keeper. We do not often get vension, so I had no idea how to cook it. My neighbor gave it to me and I was not too thrilled with the way he told me to coo...

Not too sure about this..I do want to try this but the hot pepper sauce has got me it the stuff they serve in fancy restaurants that is kind of clear and vinegary tasting or is it ...

I have a very picky wife and a 4 yr old. This recipe was one of the best and easiest ways to cook venison tenderloin. I will double the amount of hot sauce next time however. Also I used latex g...

This was sooooo good!! I have a ton of elk meat in my freezer, and I have been looking for a good solid recipe for some of it! Now given that it's pretty messy to make, but it is worth it, and...

Thank you for the recipe. I marinated the back strap after slicing and pound tenderizing in buttermilk and worcestershire sauce for several hours. Then fried as your recipe instructs but used To...

I took out the hot sauce and left everything else just the same. It was wonderful, my son wanted 2nds!

Excellent, even tho I skipped the hot sauce (all out). The kids liked it -- we called it "chicken fried steak". Next time I'll serve it with McCormick brown gravy and mashed potatoes. Mmmmm.