Total Time
24hrs 45mins
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 45 mins

Very tender, melt-in-your-mouth venison. From my "adoptive grandmother," in Louisiana who makes this for her family and church gatherings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Defrost venison over night in cola.
  2. Rinse in water.
  3. Put in colander to drain.
  4. Tenderize.
  5. Cut into strips 1 1/2 x 3".
  6. Put in Carnation evaporated milk.
  7. Dredge in flour seasoned with salt,pepper,garlic powder.
  8. Drop in HOT peanut oil temperature 350°-375° degrees just till batter is set 10-12 seconds.
  9. Remove and place in open pan 9 x 13" put in oven for 45 minutes at 350°.
  10. ***If left in oil too long becomes tough***.
  11. If unfrozen venison being used, put in cola over-night. Cooking time is time in OVEN.


Most Helpful

How simple and how good this was. Tender and the coke is a must.

KATHLEEN Woller September 25, 2008

Yummy! This was so tender. I'll confess that I skipped the oven step and just cooked the venison in the oil for about 3 minutes. It was still unbelivably tender. Excellent recipe!

LindseyKay March 12, 2008

after reading this recipe i had to try it , went and took some venison out of the freezer.The recipe is exactly like mine except for the coke ; the coke made a world of difference, from now on all the venison i cook will be soaked in coke

bayou.hill.billy July 12, 2007

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