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Port Sauce for Venison

Port Sauce for Venison


This sauce is slightly sweet and rich in flavor. It goes extremely well with venison but also beef. Recipe is for 1 cup (2 ½ dl), which should be enough for four people dinner.


  • Onion
  • Carrot
  • Parsnip
  • Slice of celeriac
  • Bay leaf
  • Sprig of fresh rosemary
  • Sprig of fresh thyme
  • Black pepper
  • Rose pepper
  • Broth
  • Red Wine (Portuguese of course)
  • Port
  • Balsamico
  • Syrap or honey
  • Corn powder

Port sauce ingredients


  1. Chop vegetables
  2. Roast on cast iron pan until they get some color
  3. Splash 1 tb of Balsamico on pan and let simmer
  4. Add 1 cup (2 dl) of broth, 5 black peppers, 5 rose peppers and herbs
  5. Let half of the broth slowly simmer off (takes maybe 15-20min)
  6. Strain all to a pot
  7. Add 1 cup (2 dl) of Port and ½ cup (1 dl) of Red Wine
  8. Let half of the sauce simmer off
  9. Now you should have 1 cup ( 2 ½ dl) of Port Sauce almost ready
  10. Adjust flavor to your own taste with salt and/or syrap (or honey)
  11. Thicken the sauce with corn powder

Enjoy with any grilled venison!

Port sauce for venison


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