Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Elk Backstrap

Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Elk Backstrap

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"Here's a delicious way to prepare elk: seasoned pieces of backstrap are wrapped in bacon, and grilled. This tasty meal is ready in under half an hour! I like to sprinkle the skewers with more Worcestershire sauce halfway through cooking."

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  • Calories:
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 56.6 g
  • 113%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 144 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 982 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.
  2. Season backstrap pieces with liquid smoke and Worcestershire sauce. Sprinkle with garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper. Wrap each piece of meat with a strip of bacon, and place on a metal skewer.
  3. Cook the elk on the preheated grill until the bacon becomes slightly burnt, and the meat has cooked to medium-rare, 15 to 20 minutes.
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My husband and I made this, but on the suggestion of a friend also added brewed coffee to rid the elk of any gamey taste. It worked! There was no foffee taste either!

Oh, this recipe is so wonderful! I used pieces of the hams rather than the loin because that was what I grabbed out of the freezer. Also, the pieces of elk I used were about the size of a deck...

WOW! This was delicious. I did as another suggested and defrosted my meat in coffee. Yeah, no gamey taste. My son had a friend over and he was like a little eating machine commenting on how h...