Wild Game Recipes

Looking for recipes for wild game? Browse more than 340 recipes for venison, rabbit, pheasant, duck, and other game meats.

Big Bear Stew
Kyle

Big Bear Stew

A stew of bear meat is made similarly to a beef stew. The meat is dredged in seasoned flour and browned in oil, then simmered in beef broth with turnips, carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms.

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Savory Quail Tagine
Buckwheat Queen

Savory Quail Tagine

Quail cooked in savory spices with vegetables in a tagine for a change from the usual.

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Duck Fesenjan
Chef John

Duck Fesenjan

Chef John's take on the classic Persian savory stew features duck, pomegranate, and walnuts.

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Rabbit Stew with Coconut Cream
YAELIE24

Rabbit Stew with Coconut Cream

This is an old recipe that comes from Colombia. My family loves when I cook this. Rabbit meat is very low in fat and can be dry-tasting, so it marries well with coconut cream. It is best to cook the rabbit gently till it is falling off the bone. Serve with rice.

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Venison Schnitzel
Clint Wigen

Venison Schnitzel

I don't have a clue where my Dad got this particular recipe, but he used to build it during hunting season when we had fresh venison (elk, antelope, mule or whitetail deer), 'hanging and aging'. I still make it when the opportunity presents itself.

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Quaglie Alla Melagrana (Quail with Pomegranate)
Shay

Quaglie Alla Melagrana (Quail with Pomegranate)

This is an old Sicilian recipe for pomegranate-marinated quail. The pomegranate seeds add a tartness that is balanced by the sweetness of the orange zest and juice.

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Sloppy Does
Zacktheperson

Sloppy Does

A pound of ground venison plus just a few other ingredients makes a nice, quick version of sloppy joes.

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Easy Venison Stew
Sherri

Easy Venison Stew

This simple venison stew uses canned tomatoes and mushrooms for a quick and tasty meal.

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Texas Venison
Papa Craig

Texas Venison

Cooked in a pressure cooker or slow cooker, venison is moist and tender. Enjoy it as a main course or as a filling in a tortilla.

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Slow Cooker Venison Roast
sal

Slow Cooker Venison Roast

Venison roast slow cooked with onion, creamy mushroom soup, a dab of this and a spice of that. Simple, tasty way to enjoy that game meat.

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Grilled Venison Backstrap
TIKCUF99

Grilled Venison Backstrap

Tender chunks of venison are marinated twice, and wrapped in thick bacon before being grilled until crispy on the outside. A venison version of Filet Mignon. This is a heavenly use of the best part of a deer. For the BBQ sauce, I prefer hickory flavored.

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Roasted Duck
Rhonda Brock Fuller

Roasted Duck

A simple rub made with salt, pepper, and paprika seasons this roast duck basted with butter.

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Venison Stew I
BUCHKO

Venison Stew I

Cubes of venison stew meat are browned with onions and garlic and combined with Worcestershire sauce, oregano and covered with water in this stew with chunks of carrots and potatoes.

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Venison Bacon Burgers
Lupin Pooter

Venison Bacon Burgers

Crisp, crumbly bacon is mixed into seasoned ground venison to make the best burgers you've ever tasted!

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Deer Chop Hurry
Jorin

Deer Chop Hurry

I personally am not a big fan on wild meat BUT my husband is! With this recipe it doesn't taste 'gamey' at all. It's very tender as well. I even go back for seconds!

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Slow Cooker Apple-Scented Venison Roast
Kristy Nordeen

Slow Cooker Apple-Scented Venison Roast

This no-hassle roast is made by covering venison with apples and sliced onions then cooking it in the slow cooker. The apple does something magical! The gravy goes great with mashed potatoes.

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Paleo Chili
Lnldad

Paleo Chili

Even non-paleo diners will enjoy this deep, smoky, flavorful chili packed with meat, vegetables, and spices.

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Hasenpfeffer (Rabbit Stew)
Lovesmurfs

Hasenpfeffer (Rabbit Stew)

Rabbit is braised in a red wine gravy flavored with bacon, shallots, currant jelly, and herbs in this German stew.

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Deer Poppers
DJ8BUD

Deer Poppers

I recently took these to a Halloween party and they did not make it to the barn where the party was at! I bet 15 people asked me for the recipe. If you don't like the gamey taste of deer meat this recipe is for you!! These make great appetizers. Even people who don't like deer meat liked these!

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Venison Chili
Scotch

Venison Chili

This is an excellent chili recipe for game meats. You can easily substitute venison with buffalo or boar as well.

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Deer Jerky
MIKE SHELTON

Deer Jerky

A zesty venison jerky that you can make at home in your oven. If you have a food dehydrator, you can dry the jerky in it by following the manufacturer's instructions. You can also reuse the marinade for additional batches.

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Venison Fajitas
kellyb

Venison Fajitas

A homemade fajita seasoning nicely compliments the venison in these fajitas.

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Venison Stroganoff
Cathy

Venison Stroganoff

This classic dish gets a venison variation - egg noodles, sour cream, mushroom soup, onion and browned venison all stirred into a creamy concoction.

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Ellen's Buffalo Meatloaf
ellenmoriah

Ellen's Buffalo Meatloaf

Buffalo meat is slightly sweeter than ground beef, and it makes a deliciously different meatloaf.

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Peking Duck
Allison

Peking Duck

A beautifully presented roast duck is roasted and served with a homemade plum sauce and green onions.

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Bacon-Wrapped Venison Tenderloin with Garlic Cream Sauce
Huntmom

Bacon-Wrapped Venison Tenderloin with Garlic Cream Sauce

Venison tenderloins trimmed into roasts are wrapped in bacon slices, roasted, and served with a creamy mushroom sauce in this elegant recipe.

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Elk Chili
JJHOME

Elk Chili

A simple but tasty chili recipe using ground elk meat as the base. Best served with Mexican style cornbread.

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Slow Cooker Venison Sloppy Joes
SHIVERDEN

Slow Cooker Venison Sloppy Joes

Stew meat slow cooked with bacon and onion in a savory sauce of brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, ketchup and spices.

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Venison Gyros
ChefStubb's

Venison Gyros

Venison strips are marinated in cumin, marjoram, and oregano for a wild game meat twist on the classic Greek sandwich.

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