Real Foodists: Wild Animal Style Fries & Homemade Thousand Island

Jeremiah Doughty is an outdoor wild game chef & blogger who creates easy to follow yet amazingly delicious recipes. Jeremiah established the blog, From Field to Plate, The Wild Chefto teach people that wild game meat can look great & taste great

Wild Animal Style Fries 

- Ingredients - [Steak] 

2 pounds venison flank or skirt steak, trimmed
½ red onion, sliced
2 limes juiced
4 cloves garlic
½ cup cilantro, chopped
½ cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon cracked pepper
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

- Directions - 

1. Trim steak, place in large vacuum sealer bag

2. Add garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, onion, cilantro and peppers

3. Vacuum seal

4. Place in fridge for at least 1 hour

5. Heat grill to med-high heat

6. Remove steak from fridge

7. Add steak to grill, discarding left over marinade, cook for 4 minutes per side

8. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 -10 minutes before slicing

- Ingredients - [Fries] 

6 large baker style potatoes
2 teaspoons Weston Fry seasoning
2 cups peanut oil

- Directions - 

1. Scrub and roughly peel your potatoes leaving some skin on

2. Using your Weston Fry Cutter, cut each potato in to perfectly cut fries

3. Rinse fries under cold water

4. Put fries in large glass bowl and fill with water

5. Soak fries for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Soaking helps remove unwanted starches and helps with the frying process

6. Drain water and rinse once more, pat dry

7. In large skillet or fryer heat oil

8. Add fries in batches until cook golden brown

9. Remove from heat and drain, while still hot out of fryer season fries with Weston Fry Seasoning or any of your favorite spices

- Ingredients - [Caramelized Red Onions]  

1 large red onion, peeled
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar (optional)
¼ cup water
2 tablespoons avocado or olive oil

- Directions -

1. In a skillet, heat oil and onions over medium high heat for 10 minutes

2. Stir onions and season with salt and sugar, stirring often cook another 10 minutes

3. If onions start to dry out, add water

4. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for another 10 minutes

5. Remove from heat

- Ingredients - [1,000 island dressing]
½ cup mayo
2 tablespoons ketchup or tomato paste
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
3 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

- Directions - 

1. In a medium glass bowl, dissolve sugar in vinegar

2. Next combine mayo, ketchup, relish, Worcestershire, salt and pepper

3. Stir mixture until completely blended 

4. Serve and enjoy

The Build

1. Grab your favorite bowl

2. Fill with delicious homemade fries

3. Top with cheddar cheese

4. Next add your caramelized red onions

5. Followed by your tangy homemade thousand island dressing

6. Finished off with your perfectly cooked venison steak and green onions

7. Grab a fork and enjoy, be careful others will try to steal them

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