How To Make Deer Sticks- Steps You Need To Follow

Last Updated on April 17, 2020 by Robinellis

Deer sticks are tasty snacks mostly found in stores and can be prepared at home. This lovely crunchy snack is made from venison and can be mixed with other edible items in the right proportion.  This article mainly focuses on the basics of how to make deer sticks;

Observed During the Preparation of How To Make Deer Sticks

  • Get fresh as well as tender venison
  • If it’s an older deer, you should hang it for one week, and if it’s a younger deer, it can be hanged for 2-3 days. This ensures maximum tenderness of the venison.
  • The dead deer must be hanged in a vertical position so that you are able to bring out the meat as well as other edible body parts.

Ingredients used to enhance the taste of the deer sticks:

  1. 5 tablespoons of ground sage
  2. 1 cup of paprika
  3. 3 tablespoons of coriander
  4. 1 cup of garlic salt
  5. ¾ cup of the red pepper flakes
  6. 5 tablespoons of black pepper
  7. 3 tablespoons of anise seeds

How To Make Deer Sticks

Mix all these ingredients properly

After mixing the ingredients with minced venison, keep it in the refrigerator or at least three days to get rid of bacteria, thus preventing harmful effects on human health.

It is now time to make sausage shapes using a grinder.  You can also use a meat grinder that consists of sharp motor blades to help you achieve this. This is a perfect machine as it can handle any quantity of deer meat.

How to dehydrate the deer sticks

After obtaining the sausage shapes, place the sausage venison slices on the dehydrator tray as well as a cookie stick that contains oil. This will help in drying the slices.

The venison should be left to dry for a period of 6 to 8 hours with a temperature level of 150 to 160 degrees of Fahrenheit.  The temperature level must not go beyond 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

How to package the deer sticks

Did you know that you can make money from the deer sticks? All you have to do is make sure that you pack these fried sticks properly in an air-sealed plastic cover that will prevent the intrusion of air-bone diseases.

Ensure that you consider each and every step of packaging to attract customers.


How to achieve new shapes and patterns in your deer sticks

Store owners should now be creative and come up with new designs and shapes. This attracts customers and makes them salivate for your deer sticks.

Customers will also be able to achieve unbeatable tastes as well as flavor in your new patterns.

Did you know that deer sticks are quite popular in America as well as in other countries across the world?  This is mainly because the sticks are now available in different patterns.

You can also achieve different tastes and flavors by adding cream and sauce, among other ingredients.  This will definitely make people gain a new and unique experience of munching.


Now that we have discussed how to make deer stick, is there any need to spend money to acquire such from a store?  We have outlined equipped procedure with proper methods that are appropriate for making tasty deer sticks.  Go through the above-discussed ideas and give it a try at home.

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