Maple-Whiskey Venison Marinade Recipe

Using real maple syrup results in a sweeter venison marinade compared to using traditional pancake syrup. (Photo courtesy of PetersensHunting.com)

Oh, Canada! Maple, whiskey and the rich umami of Worcestershire all combine to create this sweet and savory venison marinade from north of the border

Yield: Approximately ½ cup
Total time: 5 minutes


Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • ¼ cup Canadian whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

Directions:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together until incorporated.

  2. Pour Maple-Whiskey Marinade over venison steaks in a zip-top bag. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before grilling. Be sure to reserve some marinade for basting the venison steaks as they grill.

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