Saddle of Wapeti with Anchovies

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By Clarissa Dickson Wright and Johnny Scott

Published 2004

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Saddle of wapeti is a splendid cut for a dinner party as it looks most impressive. Meat larded with anchovies as a form of adding salt also brings a depth of flavor and has no fishy taste.


  • 1 saddle venison
  • 2 x 2-ounce cans of anchovy fillets
  • 2


Preheat the oven to 425°F.

With a very sharp pointed knife, make insertions all over the meat, and into each, put an anchovy fillet. Season with pepper. Cover the meat with barding fat and secure it well.

In a heavy flameproof and ovenproof pan, melt the lard, and fry t