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Wild boar meat is similar to pork, however with a dark red color and more intense flavor, but without the gameness. Their diet includes acorns, grass, roots, apples or really anything they can find, and it is the diet which gives the meat its unique flavor profile. As with most game meat, Wild Boar is relatively healthy being much leaner than pork with less fat and cholesterol with a greater nutritional value.
Our Wild Boar comes from Texas and are truly wild, as they are hunted and then processed in USDA facilities. Truly a free range animal, Texas state laws requires the board must be captured alive and humanely handled for harvest purposes.
We will first brine the Wild Boar in a solution of 5% salt and aromatics. The brine will help dissolve part of the protein structure leading to greater absorption capacity. These dissolved proteins creates more tender meat and the flavor improves by allowing the aromatics in the brine to be absorbed into the meat. The Wild Boar will then be cooked Sous Vide for several hours, thus allowing the final dish to be completed in less than 30 min.
A ragù is an Italian Meat sauce, typically flavored with tomato and herbs. We will provide Guanciale, or Italian cured pork jowl, as a base for the sauce to which mirepoix, tomato, Nepitella, and Red Wine/Stock will be added. The last step is to reheat the Sous Vide Wild Boar in the sauce. The Wild Boar Ragù is to be served over creamy polenta.
Time to Cook: 30 min.
Cook by Day: Sunday
Items included (serves 2)
Sous Vide Wild Boar
Guanciale (Cured Pork Jowl)
Flour (for Roux)
Tomatoes and Tomato Paste
Reduced Red Wine & Veal Stock
Polenta & Milk
*Menu items subject to slight variation based on the availability of fresh ingredients; Picture is not necessarily representative of final dish
Meal Contains (including add-ons): Milk, Wheat. We store, portion, and package various meal kits containing all eight (8) major allergens (milk, wheat, egg, soy, fish, shellfish, peanuts, and tree nuts) and cannot guarantee that cross-contamination will not occur between kits.
Add-on Checkout Items
Extra Wild Boar Meat