Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks

Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks: A NZ-Inspired BBQ Delight

Succulent, flavourful, and packed with protein, venison is a culinary gem that deserves to be celebrated.
In this recipe, we take inspiration from the vibrant flavours of New Zealand to create a mouthwatering dish that showcases the natural goodness of venison.

My Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks are marinated in a symphony of herbs and spices, imparting a rich, aromatic depth that will tantalise your taste buds.
Grilled to perfection, these steaks retain their tender, juicy texture, making them an irresistible treat for any occasion.

Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks

Recipe For Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks

Shane Lowry
Experience the flavours of New Zealand with this delicious recipe for Venison Steaks.
Perfect for your next BBQ, these tender and flavourful steaks will leave your taste buds wanting more.
Try this NZ-inspired delight today!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 4 minutes
Course Easy and Flavourful Main Dish Ideas for Every Occasion
Cuisine New Zealand
Servings 4 venison steaks
Calories 279 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 venison steaks about 2.5cm (1 inch) thick
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Manuka honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, Manuka honey, thyme, oregano, cumin, and pepper.
  • Place the venison steaks in the marinade and toss to coat.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to overnight.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Grill the venison steaks for 3-4 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  • Let the steaks rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Notes

Recipe Tips:
  • If you don't have a grill, you can cook the venison steaks in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  • For the best flavour, use high-quality venison steaks that are cut from the loin or backstrap.
  • Marinate the venison steaks for at least 2 hours, or up to overnight, to allow the flavours to penetrate fully.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat before grilling the steaks.
  • Grill the steaks for 3-4 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  • Let the steaks rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks with roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and balanced meal.
  • Pair the steaks with a red wine from New Zealand, such as a Pinot Noir, to complement the dish's rich flavours.

Conclusion:

With their enticing aroma, tender texture, and explosion of flavour, these Kiwi-Kick Venison Steaks are a culinary tribute to the vibrant flavours of New Zealand.
So, fire up your grill, gather your friends and family, and embark on a culinary adventure with this irresistible dish.
Keyword venison steaks

1 Comment

  1. 5 stars
    I have eaten a lot of venison steaks in the past but have never even thought about marinting them before. I love your recipe ideas,

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