Venison Roast with Juniper Berry Rub

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Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

I found this while researching PNW foods/recipes. It can be found in 'Where People Feast – An Indigenous Peoples’ Cookbook'. By Dolly and Annie Watts. Published by Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver (www.arsenalpulp.com).

Juniper berries have a bittersweet pine flavor with a peppery aftertaste.

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Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
dried juniper berries
1 clove
garlic
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
cumin seeds
1 tsp
onion flakes, dehydrated
1 lb
venison rump roast
1 Tbsp
grapeseed oil
1 c
boiling water

How to Make Venison Roast with Juniper Berry Rub

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F (180° C). Crush the berries, garlic, cayenne pepper, cumin seeds, and onion flakes in a mortar.
  • 2Rub the crushed spices onto the roast and then pan-sear the roast in a hot frying pan with the oil to lock in the juices.
  • 3Put roast in a roasting pan and add the boiling water, then roast for 1 hour, basting at least 4 times.

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About Venison Roast with Juniper Berry Rub

Course/Dish: Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #indigenous, #PNW