• Grilled Venison Lettuce Wraps
 
  • Grilled Venison Lettuce Wraps
 

Grilled Venison Lettuce Wraps

Grilled Venison Lettuce Wraps
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  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time30 mins
  • Cook time6 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry

Take a spin with this wildly fancy take on lettuce wraps. Marinated venison steak is grilled and served with fresh lettuce cups, rice, carrots, cucumbers, kimchee, fresh cilantro and topped with chili sauce.

Ingredients

Venison Steaks:

  • 1-1/2 lbs venison steak
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 tbsp unrefined sugar
  • 1/3 CUP stout or porter beer 
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 Asian pear, peeled and grated

Toppings:

  • 1 head lettuce, leaves separated
  • cooked sushi rice
  • scallions, thinly sliced
  • kimchee
  • Thai basil, shiso, mint and cilantro
  • radishes, thinly sliced and soaked in cold water
  • julienned carrots
  • Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • chili flakes
  • garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • chili sauce

Venison Steaks:

  • 1-1/2 lbs venison steak
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 tbsp unrefined sugar
  • 1/3 CUP stout or porter beer 
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 Asian pear, peeled and grated

Toppings:

  • 1 head lettuce, leaves separated
  • cooked sushi rice
  • scallions, thinly sliced
  • kimchee
  • Thai basil, shiso, mint and cilantro
  • radishes, thinly sliced and soaked in cold water
  • julienned carrots
  • Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • chili flakes
  • garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • chili sauce

Preparation

Wrap the venison steak in plastic wrap and place it in the freezer for about 20 to 30 minutes. In the meantime, make your marinade.

For the marinade: In a medium bowl combine the soy sauce, sugar, beer, garlic, scallions, pepper, sesame oil, honey and Asian pear.

Take the steak out of the freezer and slice it across the grain into 1/4-inch-thick strips.

Place sliced venison into the marinade, toss to coat and let marinate for 30 minutes. Drain venison from marinade.

When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (set to 500 degrees F if using a WiFire enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Sear the steak until nicely caramelized, about 2 or 3 minutes on each side.

To assemble, take a lettuce leaf, add some rice, venison, vegetables, herbs, and top with your favorite chili sauce. Enjoy!

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  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time30 mins
  • Cook time6 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry