Sweet and Sour Wild Boar

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Appears in
Game Cookery

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1989

  • About

Chocolate is frequently used in Italian game dishes. It adds a mysterious rich flavour that is not easily recognisable. This recipe is one of Jane Grigson’s.


  • 1.35 kg (3 lb) boned leg of wild boar
  • seasoned flour


Marinate the meat in the marinade ingredients for at least 4 hours and up to 2 days. Pat meat dry and roll in the seasoned flour. Fry the bacon in a heavy pan. Brown the meat in the bacon fat, pushing the bacon to one side. Transfer boar and bacon to a deep flameproof casserole with a close-fitting lid. Add the marinade with its bits and enough stock to bring the liquid level about three-quarte