Venison Pastrami Qview - First Try

Discussion in 'Beef' started by checkerfred, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. checkerfred

    checkerfred Smoke Blower

    So I tried Pastrami (venison) for the first time and had posted about a problem with brine curing.  I was afraid it didn't cure evenly.  However, I smoked it last night and it seemed to have turned out great.  Only thing is, the recipe called for rinsing after the brine for 2 minutes.  It turned out a little salty so I would probably soak it for an hour or so next time.

    My mother in law made some homemade sauerkraut that went with it PERFECTLY!



     
  2. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That looks great, nice job.

    Glad it turned out good for ya.
     
  3. Beautiful! Cheers! - Leah
     
  4. checkerfred

    checkerfred Smoke Blower

    Thank you Leah and c farmer!

    I was worried about the uneven look after brining but they all turned out pink so I assume they all cured.
     

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