Sauce Chevreuil

Red Wine Sauce for Game

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By James Peterson

Published 1991

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Sauce Chevreuil (literally “deer sauce”) is almost identical to Sauce Poivrade except that ½ cup (125 milliliters) red wine replaces the marinade during the final reduction. Classic recipes also suggest adding ham to the mirepoix and meat trimmings during caramelization of the flavor base.