Elk NetworkBRAISED ELK SHANKS by Chef Eduardo Garcia

Carnivore's Kitchen | March 28, 2023


  • Whole elk shanks (or any venison)
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Red wine
  • Montana Mex Ketchup
  • Garlic
  • Game broth
  • Herbs de Provence (rosemary, basil, thyme, lavender, marjoram)
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
  • Montana Mex Jalapeño Seasoning
  • Montana Mex Red Chili Blend


  1. Season elk shanks evenly
  2. Sear on high heat (not scorching) in pan with oil
  3. Brown the elk shanks then pull out of pan
  4. Put diced aromatics (celery, carrots, onions) into the same pan
  5. Brown to bring out the flavor
  6. Stir until caramelized
  7. Add red wine and stir
  8. Add game broth until pan is about halfway full
  9. Put elk shanks back in pan
  10. Put lid on pan and place in oven at 275°
  11. Flip shanks a couple times throughout the cook
  12. Cook elk shanks to desired temperature (approximately 8 hours)
  13. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley when finished