Fresh & Easy Game Stir-fry

When was the last time you tried venison, or pheasant, or partridge? If you’re one of the many who think wild game needs days of marinating or difficult, skilful cooking, think again! This easy and super-fast recipe proves that the deep and varied flavours of wild venison, pheasant or partridge can bring fresh excitement to any weeknight – in less than 15 minutes!


  • 150g pack of Venison Fillet Strips, Pheasant Breast Strips or Partridge Breast Strips, or a mixture
  • 1-2 tbsp ground nut or toasted sesame oil
  • ½ small red onion, finely sliced
  • Handful fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped in half
  • 1 red or yellow pepper, sliced into strips
  • Handful small wild mushrooms, or 4-6 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds or toasted cashew nuts

  • For the stir-fry sauce:

  • 1-2 small fresh red chillies
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 2cm chunk fresh ginger root, chopped
  • 1 tbsp honey or sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Squeeze of ¼ lemon
  • Fresh & Easy Game Stir-fry


    • Make your homemade stir-fry sauce by combining all sauce ingredients till smooth in an electric blender.
    • Heat a wok or pan on the hob till smoking, then add the oil.
    • Carefully tip in the game meat strips, tossing to cook for 1-2 minutes until nicely coloured.
    • Add all vegetables apart from the coriander, scrape in the sauce. Continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the onions are starting to soften, the beans are tender but still firm, and everything is lightly dressed with the sauce.
    • Scatter with the fresh coriander and seeds or nuts and serve immediately, with rice or noodles.

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