Red Mountain Barbecued Bear

READY IN: 4hrs 35mins
Recipe by Iowahorse

Tender,..but time will vary with each roast. That's the Game game.

Top Review by Ridinthewind

Thanks for posting this, bear recipes are few and far between. I am giving this 5 stars because the recipe ITSELF is very good, a nice tangy flavor. I halved it for use on on 8 oz black bear steak from a 300-lb bear my boyfriend shot this fall. I roasted the steak with the sauce on top for a good 40 min. Bear meat is VERY dense (obvi) and the meat itself was just ok (one of those things I wanted to try just once), but this recipe definately added a lot of flavor. Prior to cooking I marinated the bear for 24 hrs. in a mixture of milk, lemon rinds, water, and vinegar, which helped remove the gamey taste. Thanks for sharing- I think it would be a good addition to pork also.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all sauce ingredients except ketchup and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Simmer 20 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Add ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Place bear roast in oven at 325 degrees.
  6. Roast 3-4 hours or until tender.
  7. Baste frequently with sauce.

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