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Challenging venison for the first time!

Translated from Japanese: Beautiful meat arrived 😊
I want to eat it immediately.

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You can feel the good quality

Translated from Japanese: It was a fine and soft steak. The fat is moderate, it seems to be light and it’s tasty. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also nutritious and I didn't have heartburn or an stomach upset, so it's the number one steak I want to keep reordering. I made a sauce by adding lemon juice and a little sugar to the organic wild blueberries that are also sold here, which also went well with the steak!

Venison Backstrap Striploin from New Zealand (300g)

Horizon Farms
EL352

One deskinned whole striploin (backstrap) of venison from New Zealand. One striploin weighs around 300g (10.5oz.) and is closely trimmed, steak-ready. This top-quality venison striploin is exceptionally lean and full of flavor. You can cut the striploin into smaller steak medallions as seen in the images. This delicate steak needs to be cooked with olive oil or butter on slow heat to medium-rare in a fry pan or skillet. Not more, not less. Tender and full of flavor - made for special occasions. Serve with an all-natural blueberry sauce for that exquisite touch. See the cooking instructions below.

Venison, the other red meat. Often found on the menus of upscale restaurants throughout the world. Most folks associate venison with gamey odor and tough meat - that is most likely wild venison. Give our free-range farmed venison a chance, it'll change your concept on venison.

Our premium quality venison comes from deer that is sustainably all-time pasture-raised in small herds on very large pastures run by real family farms of New Zealand. The deers are purely bred for taste. The difference between pasture-raised venison and wild venison is subtle delicate flavor and superb tenderness mostly due to a healthy, low-stress life and a careful selective breeding process. It goes without saying that the animals have never been treated with antibiotics or growth hormones.





Contents

Contents 1 whole striploin
Weight 300g (10.5oz)
Serves Serves 2-3 depending on the serving style

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 48h
In ice-water: approx. 5h
Cooking Method Cast-Iron Skillet, Fry-Pan
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 3 days.

Details

Also known as Deer meat, saddle, striploin, sirloin, loin, backstrap
Country of Origin New Zealand
Ingredients Venison
Cut from Striploin
Category Steaks
Packaging Vacuum packed

✔ Humanely raised and treated with respect. Sustainably raised in small herds on large pastures in Canterbury Highlands and Plains of the South Island, New Zealand.

✔ No subtherapeutic use of antibiotics. No growth-promoting hormones, no nasties. No factory farming. Domesticated deer live a stress-free and healthy life and are harvested on the field.

✔ Compared to wild venison: Domesticated venison meat has no gamey texture and taste. It has a consistent flavor profile and is tender and mildly flavored.

✔ Deer naturally feed on grass all their life and are fed all-natural vitamins and nutritions, haylage (grasses and legumes), and silage (green foliage crops) in winter when fresh, green pasture is limited.

Mountain River Venison

At A Glance

Breed Domesticated Red Deer
Farm/Ranch Kotare, East Coast
Beckford, Hawke's Bay
Te Kawa, Manawatu
Forest Gate Farming, Hawke's Bay
Glenmore, Hawke's Bay
Landcorp, Central Plateau
Haunui, Hawke's Bay
Riverslea, Hawke's Bay
Seaforth, Hawke's Bay
The Steyning, Hawke's Bay
JO Adams & Son, Central Plateau
Waihi Pukawa, Central Plateau
Kinross, Manawatu
Link Farm, Manawatu
Tuatahi, Central Plateau
Rengiatea Station, Central Plateau
Tarndale, Manawatu
Waimarie, Manawatu
Region North Island
Breeding Raised in small herds on large pastures their entire lives.
Feeding Pasture grass-fed their entire lives. During winter and shortage of fresh green grass: haylage (grasses and legumes) and silage (green foliage crops), and all-natural vitamins and minerals.
Traceability 100% fully traceable from grass to fork.
 

Venison Striploin Mediallion Recipe Instructions

 New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Completely defrost the striploin cut. Open the pack and pat them dry with a kitchen paper towel. In the image shown we have cut the striploin piece into two smaller striploin medallions for presentation. 

 

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Sprinkle lightly with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Prepare a skillet or fry-pan with olive oil or unsalted butter. Low-to medium heat. You need to hear the medallions sizzling. 

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Keep turning them often so they are cooked evenly on all sides. Venison is very lean and cooks very fast - make sure you don't overcook them. Use a thermometer or your finger to determine doneness. Venison should not be cooked past medium-rare for the best taste experience.

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Once the internal temperature of the striploin medallions has reached 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) remove them from the heat and place them on a cutting board. 

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Allow them to rest for 5 minutes. Juices will flow out so make sure your cutting board has a juice groove. By the way, the red juice is actually myoglobin and not blood.

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Cut the medallions into smaller slices for serving. Perfectly cooked to medium-rare.

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Serve with all-natural sugar-free blueberry sauce as a topping.

 

New Zealand Venison Striploin Medallion

Enjoy top-quality venison 5-star style right at home. 

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Challenging venison for the first time!

Translated from Japanese: Beautiful meat arrived 😊
I want to eat it immediately.

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J.
You can feel the good quality

Translated from Japanese: It was a fine and soft steak. The fat is moderate, it seems to be light and it’s tasty. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also nutritious and I didn't have heartburn or an stomach upset, so it's the number one steak I want to keep reordering. I made a sauce by adding lemon juice and a little sugar to the organic wild blueberries that are also sold here, which also went well with the steak!


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Translated from Japanese: I made a stewed hamburger out of it. As expected, it was easy to eat.
My family told me that I forgot to add spices, salt and pepper when I made the hamburger, so it had a slight scent and taste.
If you add spices properly, you won't feel its peculiar scent.
It’s good it doesn’t have much fat. If the price gets a little cheaper, I might buy it more often.

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Michael C.
Ground Venisen

Very very good. Prepared in a cast iron fry pan. Sheared and finished in the oven for 15 min at 360F. Amazing. I loved it. It was like I tried ground meat for the first time. Will order this again for sure!

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Little fat

Translated from Japanese: It’s meat with little fat that overflows with deliciousness. I ate it slowly and deliciously. Thank you.

Also, I liked the packaging. You don’t need scissors or a knife, you can easily open it with your hands and take out only half of it. There are no wastes, you can wash and dry and recycle the rest.

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