Tucked right away on the underside of the the saddle, the tenderloin is carefully removed with just minor two knife scores. Trimmed of the sidestrap, the Hahndorf Venison Tenderloin yields two very Chef friendly portions at around 400+ grams each.

- Braided Venison Fillet -

a simple but most elegant way to serve!

No marinades needed

Venison prep time <5 minutes, pan time of around 2 minutes max each side.

  1. Unpack the Hahndorf Venison Tenderloins, pat dry and put aside for 5 minutes or so to allow to  breathe, the natural deep red bloom will return.
  2. It is desirable to carefully remove any remaining silver-skin at this stage
  3. As the tenderloins begin to reach room temperature, slice the the Tenderloin
    from from just below the head to the tail, making sure to finish with 3 evenly sliced ribbons still attached as one at the head
  4. 3 strand braid the Tenderloin and apply a very light coating of quality Olive Oil
  5. Apply cracked pepper to taste and add a couple of fresh sprigs of thyme
  6. Some oil into a hot pan - take care - not too hot, don't burn the oil
  7. Carefully place the braided Tenderloins into the pan, sear and finish to rare
  8. Remove from the heat, cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes
  9. Plate the accompaniments, followed by the portioned Tenderloins, and serve

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