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Oct 11, 2013 08:33 PM

deer burger

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

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  1. 1/2 pound or thereabouts...

    1. 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.

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

        1. .85 LBS is the amount of fat to add to end up with 70/30 mix.