Venison schnitzel with a cranberry & port wine jus

Total time: 35m
Preparation Time: 35m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 452 Kcal, 37g Protein, 32g Carbohydrates, 17g Fat


  • Potatoes
  • a little clarified butter
  • 800 g waxy potatoes, cut into slices approx. 5 mm thick
  • 2 tbsp rosemary, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Sauce
  • 30 g dried cranberries
  • 1 dl red port
  • 2 dl game stock
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 50 g butter, cut into pieces, cold
  • to taste salt to taste
  • Meat
  • a little clarified butter
  • 12 deer schnitzel ( approx. 50 g each)
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • a little pepper

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  • Potatoes

    Heat the clarified butter in a non-stick frying pan, add the potatoes and rosemary. Fry the potatoes over a medium heat, turning occasionally, for approx. 30 mins. until crispy, season with salt.
  • Sauce

    Bring the cranberries to the boil with 1 1/2 tbsp of red port, allow to cool in a small bowl and steep for approx. 15 mins. Bring the remaining port and stock to the boil in the same pan, along with the shallots and rosemary. Reduce the liquid to approx. 100 ml, strain and return to the pan. Add the butter gradually, mixing with a whisk. Return the pan to the hob a few times to barely warm the sauce; it must not boil. Stir until the sauce is creamy. Add the softened cranberries, heat gently and season the port wine jus with salt.
  • Meat

    Heat the clarified butter in a frying pan. Reduce the heat. Fry the meat in batches over a medium heat for approx. 1 1/2 mins. on each side, season.
  • Serve:

    Serve the meat on warmed plates, drizzle with the port wine jus. Serve with rosemary potatoes.

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