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trp50 Oct 11, 2013 08:33 PM

I have lean deer burger and I want to make 70/30 burger for chili. how much suet do I ad to a two pound package of meat

  1. Cherylptw Oct 11, 2013 08:54 PM

    1/2 pound or thereabouts...

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      PandaCat Oct 11, 2013 09:15 PM

      I'd say roughly 1/2 to 2/3 lb fat, on the high end. (I'm sorry, I don't really ever measure.) I usually use pork fat. I only use wild venison so if you're using farmed venison, proportions may be different. Deer is yummy. I always put some rehydrated porcini mushrooms and bacon fat in my venison because I'm a glutton for yummy.

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        Ariadanz Oct 11, 2013 09:48 PM

        You could also consider making some of it ground bacon, that's really yummy in venison burgers/chili

        1. chefj Oct 12, 2013 12:54 PM

          .85 LBS is the amount of fat to add to end up with 70/30 mix.

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