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    Carbonnade of Wild Boar.


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    Carbonnade of Wild Boar.

    Post  Admin on Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:50 pm

    Serves 4


    1kg/2lb Wild Boar, diced

    50g/2oz Vegetable oil

    225g/8oz Onions, sliced

    25g/1oz Flour

    600ml/20fl.oz. Dark Beer

    150ml/5fl.oz Water

    1 Bouquet Garni

    Salt and Black Pepper

    4 Juniper Berries, lightly crushed


    1. Season the flour with salt and pepper and toss the wild boar cubes in the flour to coat on all sides. Set aside.

    2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onions and fry until browned. Add the meat and brown on all sides.

    3. Transfer to a heatproof casserole or large saucepan, add the beer, water, juniper berries and bouquet garni, mix well then bring to the boil.

    4. Reduce the heat, cover and cook for 1˝ hours, adding extra liquid if necessary.

    5. Strain the cooking liquor into a saucepan, bring to the boil and skim the fat from the surface.

    6. To serve - strain the sauce back over the meat and serve from the casserole.

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