Venison Steak Au Poivre Recipe

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This gourmet peppered venison steak recipe tastes like it came straight out of a five-star restaurant and is super simple to prepare

Serves: 6-8
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons black peppercorns, crushed or cracked
  • 6-8 venison steaks, thick cut
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Pink sea salt
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 2 tablespoons chicken base paste in ½ cup hot water
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter


1. Press and roll peppercorns and salt into steaks. In saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil and let heat for 2 minutes before adding steaks. Cook 2-3 minutes per side, then add brandy. Set pan afire to burn off alcohol.

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2. Remove steaks and set aside, covered, and cook sauce until flames are out. Once it’s been extinguished, add wine and stir to remove any sediment and bring to a boil. Reduce volume by half.

3. Add chicken base mixture and reduce again to make a thick sauce. Now cream in butter with heat off.

4. Pour sauce over steaks to serve.

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