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Free Range Winter Antelope Loin from The Broken Arrow Ranch with Heirloom Bean Cassoulet, Grand Veneur Sauce and Cabernet Syrup
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Date: 7/31/2008 1:32 pm
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Free Range Winter Antelope Loin from The Broken Arrow Ranch
 with Heirloom Bean Cassoulet, Grand Veneur Sauce and Cabernet Syrup
Serves 6

  Antelope Strip Loin, approx. 3lbs, cleaned of silver skin, Cut into 6 equal size medallions of approx. 7oz each.
 Bean Cassoulet, individual portion
 Baby Carrots, peeled, tops remove, cooked aldante
  Shitake Mushrooms, remove stems and sliced


 Grand Veneur Sauce
3oz  Cabernet Syrup

Antelope Strip Loin
After cleaning off the silver skin and portioning out your medallions, salt and pepper all sides. Take a heavy skillet and place on top of a burner. Ladle in 2oz of olive oil and when it reaches the smoking temperture, carefully place the medallions in the skillet and seared both sides. Place the skillet with the medallions in a pre-heated 350-degree oven until med. red, which is 115 degrees on a pocket thermometer. Let sit in a warm area while finishing the dish.

Bean Cassoulet
  Flageolet Beans, soaked in cold water for a few hours
 Carrot, peeled and cut into half
 Small Onion, peeled and cut in half
 Bay Leaf
 Fresh Thyme, remove stems and mince
 Heavy Cream
 Gruyere Cheese, grated
 Duck Confit, small diced
 Antelope meat, small diced
 Tasso Ham, small diced
 Bacon Slices, diced
 Red Wine Vinegar
 Chives, chopped real fine
  Salt & Pepper to Taste

Place beans, carrot, onion, bay leaf, and thyme into a pot with cool water. Add salt to flavor the water (two large pinches). Bring to a boiled, turn down and let simmer until the flageolet beans becomes aldante. Drain; remove the carrot and onion and set aside. Spread out the beans on a shallow pan and cool in the refrigerator. Do not rinse in cold water.  Start to sauté the bacon, when complete cooked, drain and place the bacon aside. Using the same sauté pan, add in a little of the bacon fat and the antelope meat. Sear the antelope and add in the duck, tasso ham and the cooked bacon. Deglaze the pan with the red wine vinegar and place everything in a large bowl. Add the cooled beans in to the bowl with the fresh thyme and ½ of the bean sauce, which you will make in the next step.
Using ¼ of the cooked beans, add then to a saucepot with the cooked carrot and onion. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a boil. Reduce the cream by 1/3rd and the puree with a kitchen wan.

Salt and pepper to taste and pass thru a chinois. While the sauce is still hot add 1 pound of grated Gruyere cheese and mix in well to fully combine.

Using small individual 6oz pans or ovenware dishes, coat the bottom and sides with whole butter. Divided up the bean mixture into these dishes allowing a ¼ inch room from the top to cover with the extra bean sauce and grated Gruyere cheese. Bake in a pre-heated oven until the cheese turns golden brown.

Grand Veneur Sauce
 Port Wine, 750 ml
8oz  Venison Bones, roasted with mirepoix and drained
  Veal Demi Glace
 Heavy Cream
 Bay Leaves
 Whole Black Peppercorns

Reduce the port wine with the bay leaves and peppercorn to almost dry stage, careful not to burn the bottom in the process. Add in the roasted venison bones with roasted mirepoix and the veal demi glace and reduce by one half. Add the heavy cream and reduce by 1/3. Pass thru a chinois, salt and pepper to taste.

Napa Cabernet Reduction
  Napa Cabernet, 750ml bottle, (nice quality)
 Whole Black Peppercorn
  Bay leaves

In a saucepan reduce the Napa cabernet with the sugar, peppercorn, bay leaves to a softball stage whish when cool will form syrup. Then strain thru a chinois. Let cool to room temperature.

Jay Lovell  – Chef de Cuisine