Recipe: Herb & anchovy roast venison haunch

herb and anchovy venison haunch

Carve and serve - Credit: Anna Rogers

Roast venison doesn't have to be a winter dish! For this beautiful, summer venison haunch recipe Anna Rogers of Very Good Venison lightens things up with a super-fresh herb, lemon and anchovy rub. Serve with salad and roasted vegetables for a lighter dish.

herb and anchovy venison haunch recipe

Choosing salad and some roasted vegetables makes a nice alternative to a heavy roast - Credit: Anna Rogers

Herb & anchovy venison haunch | Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • Large bunch of basil
  • Large bunch of parsley
  • Large bunch of mint
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 6 anchovy fillets
  • Twist of black pepper

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a bowl, and use a stick blender to blitz.
  2. Spoon the green mixture over the venison haunch.
  3. Cook the meat at 200°C for 15 minutes per lb, plus an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Leave the meat to rest for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  5. Serve with roasted vegetables and salad.
herb and anchovy venison haunch recipe

Time to get blitzing! - Credit: Anna Rogers

herb and anchovy venison haunch recipe

Bold in colour and flavour - Credit: Anna Rogers


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