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Venison steak with red onion relish

7
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
This is a great relish to serve with meat and particularly game. It's quick to make and will keep in the fridge for up to a week.

Ingredients

Olive Oil

2 teaspoons

Onion(s)

3 medium, red, peeled and thinly sliced

Mustard Seeds

2 teaspoons, level

Light Brown Sugar

2 teaspoons

Vinegar, All Types

2 tablespoons, balsamicThe steak:

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Venison Haunch, raw

2 portion(s), medium, steaks, 2x150g (5½oz)

Salt

1 pinch

Black pepper

teaspoons

Redcurrant Jelly

2 tablespoons

Cooked Mixed Vegetables (zero SmartPoints values)

120 g

Instructions

  1. To make the relish, heat the oil in a pan, add the onion, cover and leave to cook on a low heat for 15 mins. Add the mustard seeds and sugar and cook for a further 5 mins uncovered.. The onion should be softly caramelised. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and cook for 2 more mins until syrupy. Set aside to cool.
  2. Season the steaks both sides with salt and pepper. Heat a frying pan with low fat cooking spray until sizzling, add the steaks and cook for 5-8mins, turning occasionally, until browned. Set aside.
  3. Add 3-4 tbsp of water to the pan, scraping up any bits, add the redcurrant jelly and swirl to dissolve. Serve the steaks, drizzled with the pan juices, a spoonful of relish and a selection of vegetables.

Notes

Venison is a low fat, dark red meat which is high in protein. Steaks and medallions can be pan fried or grilled whilst shoulder or leg is better stewed.

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