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Braised Wild Boar

with Citrus-Sage Sauce
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Braised Wild Boar

Braised Wild Boar - Perfect for entertaining -easy yet refined

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 11 h. 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
478
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie478 kcal(23 %)
Protein41 g(42 %)
Fat21 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates28 g(19 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin18.3 mg(153 %)
Vitamin B₆0.9 mg(64 %)
Folate37 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid1.8 mg(30 %)
Biotin6.1 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂10 μg(333 %)
Vitamin C62 mg(65 %)
Potassium1,141 mg(29 %)
Calcium74 mg(7 %)
Magnesium70 mg(23 %)
Iron5 mg(33 %)
Iodine19 μg(10 %)
Zinc4.9 mg(61 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.5 g
Uric acid350 mg
Cholesterol154 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
4 ⅖ pounds
Saddle of Wild Boar (ready to cook)
3
1 teaspoon
ground Allspice
½ cup
Game stock (or chicken broth)
2 pints
unfiltered Apple juice
7 ounces
2
2 tablespoons
2
2
4
fresh Sage leaves (leaves)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Measuring cups, 1 Teaspoon, 1 large Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Paper towel, 1 Carving fork, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Roasting pan (with lid), 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Bowl, 1 small Ladle, 1 large Freezer bag (6 liter)

Preparation steps

1.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 1

Rinse boar meat, pat dry and place in a large freezer bag (6 liters).

2.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 2

Add bay leaf, allspice, pepper, stock and apple juice. Seal the bag tightly and turn bag to coat meat. Marinate for 8-12 hours (preferably overnight) in the refrigerator.

3.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 3

Peel the shallots and garlic. Dice garlic and cut shallots into quarters.

4.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 4

Open freezer bag, pour marinade into a large bowl, remove meat and pat dry with paper towels. Score the layer of fat with a sharp knife in a diamond-shaped pattern and rub the meat on all sides with salt and pepper.

5.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 5

Heat the butter in a roasting pan and cook meat over high heat on all sides. Add shallots and garlic and cook until softened.

6.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 6

Pour marinade into pan, cover and cook in preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) for about 2 1/2 hours, turning regularly.

7.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 7

Remove lid and raise temperature to 200°C (fan oven 180°C, gas:mark 3) (approximately 400°F). Turn the meat, fat side up, and cookk until it forms a nice crust, about 30 minutes more in the oven.

8.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 8

Meanwhile, use a sharp knife to cut peel off oranges and grapefruit, so that all bitter white pith is removed. Cut out the fruit between membranes, working over a bowl to collect the juices. 

9.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 9

Remove meat from pan and cover to keep warm. Remove bay leaves and pour cooking liquid into a pot. Bring to a boil and boil for about 10 minutes more.

10.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 10

Rinse sage, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop finely.

11.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 11

Add citrus segments and collected citrus juice with the sage to the sauce and cook for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

12.
Braised Wild Boar preparation step 12

Cut meat into slices and serve with the citrus-sage sauce.