Venison In Apricot Wine Sauce Recipe

Summary

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Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Venison fillets24 Ounce (4 Fillets Of About 175 Gram / 6 Ounce Each)
 Onions2
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Red wine1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Butter2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Flour1 Ounce (25 Gram)
 Syrup1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter From Canned Or Cooked Apricots)
 Red currant jelly2 Tablespoon
 Apricot halves12 (Canned Or Cooked)
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2481 Calories from Fat 725

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.3%

Saturated Fat 35.8 g179.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 244.4 mg

Sodium 513.8 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 245 g81.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.6%

Sugars 80.6 g

Protein 162 g324.1%

Vitamin A 259.6% Vitamin C 139.3%

Calcium 25.7% Iron 141.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Tie the venison fillets into tournedos.
To make the marinade, peel and chop the onions and garlic and put into a casserole with the wine and oil.
Add the venison and leave for 1 to 2 hours, turning over once or twice.
Lift the meat from the marinade and drain well.
Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan, add the venison and cook on both sides until browned on the outside but still pink inside.
Lift the meat onto a heated dish and keep hot.
Blend the flour into the fat remaining in the pan, stirring well to absorb the meat juices.
Strain the marinade into the pan, together with the syrup from the apricots and the redcurrant jelly.
Stir over the heat until the jelly has melted and the sauce thickens slightly.
Add the apricot halves and seasoning and heat for a minute.
Spoon the sauce around the venison and garnish the meat with the apricot halves and parsley leaves.
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