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Ragout Of Venison

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Ingredients
  Venison shoulder/Other stewing part 1 1⁄2 Pound (700 Gram)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned, crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Bay leaf 1
  Vinegar 10 Milliliter (2 Teaspoon)
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Bacon (streaky) rashers 4 Ounce, rinded and diced (100 Gram)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Onions 2 , skinned and sliced
  Carrots 2 Large, pared and sliced
  Flour 45 Milliliter (3 Level Tablespoon)
  Stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
Directions

Cut the meat into 5-cm (2-in) cubes and put it in a deep dish.
Mix together the garlic, seasoning, bayleaf, vinegar and wine and pour it over the venison.
Leave to marinade for up to 12 hours, stirring frequently.
Strain the marinade and reserve it.
Pat the meat dry, using a piece of absorbent kitchen paper.
Lightly fry the bacon in the fat in the uncovered pressure cooker, then remove it and fry the meat until it is well browned.
Remove the meat, fry the vegetables then put them with the meat.
Sprinkle the flour into the remaining fat in the cooker and brown it, then take it out of cooker to use later.
Return the meat, bacon and vegetables to the cooker, adding seasoning, the marinade liquid and the stock.
Put on the lid and bring to high (15 lb) pressure.
Cook for 20 minutes.
Reduce pressure quickly.
Add the browned flour, return the cooker to the heat and bring the contents to the boil uncovered, whisking until the ragout thickens.
Adjust the seasoning and serve with creamed potatoes and redcurrant jelly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Venison
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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