Get Your Game on With This Venison Recipe

Grilled sliced Venison Steak with baked vegetables and berry sauce on wooden backgroundIf you’re an avid hunter, chances are you have venison and other game in the freezer. If you have venison loin or leg, you might want to take it out to thaw – this delicious venison marinade recipe is one you’ll want to try right away.

Marinated Venison Steaks


For the Marinade:

  • 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. dry mustard
  • 2 1/4 tsp. kosher salt (add more to taste)
  • 1 tsp. black pepper (add more to taste)

For the Steak:

  • 2 pounds of venison loin or leg, cut into 6 uniform steaks


  • Combine all marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Place venison in marinade and submerge until completely covered. Cover bowl with lid or plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 8-12 hours.
  • Heat broiler, stovetop grill pan, or grill. Remove venison from marinade; season with more salt and pepper to taste. Place steaks under broiler or on grilling surface, turning once, until medium rare – about 5 minutes per side. Allow steaks to rest 5 minutes before serving.

Side Dish Ideas:

  • Roasted Carrots & Potatoes
  • Sauteed Mushrooms and Rice
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Smashed Red Potatoes
  • Grilled Asparagus

Visit Charlie Johns for the ingredients you need.

You’ve done the hunting; we’ve stocked our store with all the ingredients you need to make your venison meal delicious and memorable. Just stop down and browse our selection of spices, sauces, produce, and more. Not a fan of venison? This marinade can also be used with beef steaks, which are readily available in our meat section.

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