Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
Save Recipe Print
1 hr 20 min
25 min
4 servings


Spicy Cranberry Mexican Cinnamon Sauce:
Sweet Potato and Plantain Puree with Maple Syrup and Cinnamon:



Combine gin, port, thyme and juniper berries in a medium shallow baking dish. Add the venison and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Heat oil in a large saute pan over high heat until almost smoking. Remove the venison from the marinade and shake off excess. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook on 1 side until golden brown. Turn over, reduce heat to medium and continue cooking until medium-rare, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve with the sauce and Sweet Potato and Plaintain puree.

Spicy Cranberry Mexican Cinnamon Sauce:

Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onions, celery, garlic, and carrots and cook until soft. Raise the heat to high and add the port, cook until dry. Add the port, cranberry juice, stock, cinnamon, allspice, and cranberries and cook until a sauce consistency is formed. Finish with the cold butter and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Sweet Potato and Plantain Puree with Maple Syrup and Cinnamon:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Place potatoes and plantains on a large baking sheet and roast until the potatoes are soft, about 50 to 60 minutes and the plantains are completely black.

Slice each potato in half lengthwise, scoop out the flesh and place it in the bowl of a large food processor. Peel the plantains and add the flesh to the sweet potatoes. Add the butter, salt, cinnamon and 1/4 cup maple syrup and process until smooth. Add the cream and pulse until combined.

Place the puree into a medium baking dish and place in the oven for 10 minutes to heat through. Remove and drizzle the top with the remaining 2 tablespoons of maple syrup and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:


Simple Roasted Pork Shoulder

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Pan Fried Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Oven-Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Roasted Beets

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Roasted Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.