Venison Medallions with Sautéed Apple Slices and Wild Blueberry Sauce
- ½ bunch of thyme
- 1 ½ pounds saddle of venison
- 1 ½ tablespoons clarified butter
- salt and pepper
- 2 red apples
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons onion, minced
- 1 cup red wine
- 1 cup rich beef broth
- ¾ cup frozen Wild Blueberries
- ¼ cup currant jelly
Sauté onions and garlic in drippings adding more butter if needed. Season with salt and pepper and let simmer for 5 minutes. Add wine and beef broth and reduce to 1 cup. Add frozen Wild Blueberries and current jelly. Simmer, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Pluck thyme leaves from stem. Wash venison, pat dry and cut into 12 equally sized medallions. Fix with skewers. Heat 1 tablespoon of clarified butter in skillet. Sear medallions from all sides 3-4 minutes Season with salt and pepper. Remove medallions from pan, keep them warm.
Wash apples and rub dry. Remove cores with corer and cut into slices. Heat ½ tablespoon clarified butter and sear the apple slices in it, cook about 3 minutes . Serve venison medallions, apple slices and Wild Blueberry sauce. Garnish with thyme leaves. Serves 4
414 calories, 32g carbohydrate, 409g protein, 9g fat, 127mg cholesterol, 0g trans fat, 127 mg cholesterol, 0g trans fat, 592mg sodium, 3g fiber
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