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    Port wine game sauce.


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    Port wine game sauce.

    Post  Admin on Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:52 pm

    This serves 4 people and takes 10 miutes to prepare.
    This sauce can acompany pheasant and partridge breasts and venison steaks.

    Died zest of 1/4 of an orange.
    1/8 lb shallots, finely chopped.
    1/4 lb mushrooms, finely sliced.
    1 cup of good red port.
    3/4 oz cranberries.
    1 and a 1/4 cups of game stock.
    4 tbsp butter.
    Salt and pepper.

    Method. 30 minutes cooking time.
    Melt about half the butter in a saucepan, then add the shallots. Cook until soft and add the mushrooms and cranberries, cook for approximately 3 1/2 minutes. Next, pour in the port add the orange zest and continue to reduce by a third.
    Add the game stock then simmer for 25 minutes, ocassionally skimming the surface.
    Now put the sauce through a strainer and add the remaining butter while rotating in the pan, season to taste with salt and pepper.

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