Pan-Fried Venison Steak
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 pound venison or beef tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 2 cups crushed saltines
- 2 large eggs
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 5 tablespoons canola oil
- Flatten venison to 1/4-in. thickness. Place saltines in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Coat venison with saltines, then dip in egg mixture and coat a second time with saltines.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, cook venison in oil in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
Jul 6, 2019
This recipe is super good me and my grandson made this and fried some squash with it. It is delicious!!! But with our coating we added some panko bread crumbs.
Jan 2, 2015
Dec 27, 2010
I think if i made this again then I would add some kind of seasoning to it. It reminded me of a fish fry on its own.
Dec 10, 2010
I made this using our venison tenderloin strips which I soaked in salt water all day. I was out of saltines so, I used Keebler Club Crackers which have a buttery flavor and I also subtituted veggie oil for the canola oil. WOW! It turned out delicious, I could eat this for nearly every meal.
Oct 6, 2010
growing up in the mid-west we had this very same thing only we called them tenderloins. i am going to make these using the tenderloin or thin boneless pork chops to bring back a little mid-west.
Mar 22, 2009
Excellent recipe! Will be making this again. My husband, kids and I liked this recipe. Thank you for the recipe!Jill G.
Feb 19, 2009
My husband & I are both avid hunters and my daughter will be soon also. We also have something wild to eat. You can use deer, elk or antelope in place of any beef in a recipe. If you have a real wild tasting piece of steak you can soak it in buttermilk to help calm the flavor also.masteely
Jan 11, 2009
My Husband and son hunt alot of deer and I was not very fond of eating all that deer meat.But this is a very good recipe!
Oct 20, 2008
I'd never had vennison until I met my husband who loves to hunt. He always cooks his deer meat the same way and I have never liked it. I tried this recipe hoping to make eating all the deer meat from this hunting season more bearable. I couldn't believe how good it was. I actually went back for seconds. This is a fantastic recipe. I will definitely make it over and over again. My husband loves it also.