Venison Steaks with Red Wine & Cranberries

Venison Steaks with Red Wine & Cranberries
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Venison Steaks with Red Wine & Cranberries

Venison Steaks with Red Wine & Cranberries Venison is one of the healthiest meats around and is now readily available and affordable. Treat yourself to this easy dish with real depth of flavours...

Keyword Dinner, Healthy, Quick, Recipe
Servings 2 People

Ingredients

  • 2 x 150 g venison steaks
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 3 tbsp red wine
  • 100 ml/3½ fl oz beef stock
  • 15 g dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1 level tsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Rub the venison steaks with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Heat a non-stick pan and sear the steaks over high heat 2-3 minutes, turning now and again.
  3. Turn heat down to medium and cook one side 3 minutes. Turn over and cook for a further 3 minutes for rare.
  4. Cook 2-3 minutes more for medium-rare.
  5. Put steaks onto a plate, cover with foil and leave to rest 10 minutes to allow juices to redistribute.
  6. Put the wine, beef stock and cranberries into a small saucepan and boil rapidly until reduced by one-third.
  7. Mix the cornflour with the water and add to the sauce stirring continuously until sauce thickens slightly.
  8. Serve the venison with the sauce spooned over.