Venison Backstrap Recipe

Easy to follow recipe for venison backstrap

Novice and seasoned hunters alike will love this easy to follow recipe for venison backstrap, a very tender cut of deer meat.

– 1 lb. venison backstrap – 1 tbsp. olive oil – 1 tbsp. onion powder – ½ tbsp. paprika – 1 tbsp. flaky sea salt – 1 tsp. dried thyme


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Step 1

Allow backstrap to come up to room temperature, coat with oil and spice blend. 

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Step 2

Preheat oven to 400 F. Place seasoned backstrap on to the hot skillet and brown. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side.

Scribbled Underline

Step 3

Once seared, place in preheated oven for 5-7 minutes to cook deer backstrap to desired doneness level.

Step 4

Cover with foil and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes.  Slice rested meat and enjoy your perfectly cooked venison tenderloin!

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