Grilled Shallot and Red Wine Elk Steaks

Grilled Elk Steaks
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 14 mins
Total: 29 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1013 Calories
45g Fat
26g Carbs
111g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 1013
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 303mg 101%
Sodium 1392mg 61%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 111g
Calcium 217mg 17%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Elk is quite delicious if prepared properly. Marinated in a red wine mixture and grilled to perfection, these elk steaks are truly a must try for meat lovers.


  • 2 elk steaks
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place elk steaks in a resealable plastic bag. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over meat, making sure that all surfaces are well coated. Release air from bag, seal, and let meat marinate for 12 to 24 hours in refrigerator.

  3. Preheat grill on medium-high heat. Remove steaks from bag and discard marinade.

  4. Place steaks on grill and cook for 6 to 7 minutes per side.

  5. Once steaks have cooked to desired doneness, remove and let rest for 5 minutes.

  6. Serve with sauteed onions and grilled vegetables.

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