Deer heart recipe

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  1. Leswttr

    Leswttr Fawn

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    Hunted for years never tried heart Anyone have good recipe
     
  2. Capttrae

    Capttrae 12 pointer

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    Best part of the deer. Cut in strips and either battered and deep fried or spray done Pam in the pan and fry like that
     
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  3. KY Swamp Beagler

    KY Swamp Beagler 12 pointer

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    Cut it up, sprinkle it with some Slap Ya’ Mama Cajun seasoning and sauté it with onions in olive oil.
     
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  4. carnivore

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    This article illustrates how to get meat trimmed and sliced free of fat and other junk. I like my slices thicker than this (has to be rare imo) but you get the idea anyway. Im a cast iron junkie... I sear in hot olive oil and butter i only season with garlic, sea salt, and a little red pepper. I like to add onions and mushrooms. Best meat on the deer. https://www.outdoorlife.com/photos/gallery/2014/12/wild-game-how-trim-and-prepare-deer-heart
     
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  5. rcb216

    rcb216 12 pointer

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    Same as above. Trim all the fat off and valves. I roll mine in flour and fry in bacon grease. Salt pepper garlic. Put on homemade biscuits and make gravy outta the grease in skillet.
     
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  6. Bubbles

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    I have 2 to cook up after last night's hunt and they will be for lunch. I like battered and fried pretty good but I dont think you can beat grilling it rare. Put some Cavenders on it, run it in, place on very hot grill for 2 mins on each side....delicious.
    I cant explain it but the texture of it grilled is strange but very very good.
     
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  7. Lady Hunter

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    Slice it thin and saute in a little bacon grease...
     
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  8. elkaholic

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    I always leave mine in the gut pile and let the yotes have it.
     
  9. carnivore

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    Id trade you an inner tender for a heart.
     
  10. elkaholic

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    Maybe I will have to try it, but the yotes need to eat too.
     
  11. 120+

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    You're just attracting bears.
     
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  12. mudhole crossing

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    :eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
  13. elkaholic

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    We don't have a problem with them yet, I give them a couple more years.
     
  14. beauhunter41031

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    Not mandatory but I often soak in saltwater brine overnight or longer
     

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