Bison Recipes

Pan-Glazed Salmon with Oyster Sauce and Basil
Photo: © Kana Okada

From bison rib eye steaks with roasted garlic to seared bison strip loin with juniper and fennel, here are some delicious bison recipes.

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Guinness-Marinated Bison Steak Sandwiches

Guinness-Marinated Bison Steak Sandwiches
© Luca Trovato Photography

Bruce Aidells's Guinness, soy sauce and molasses marinade adds moisture and a sweet-hearty flavor to these delicious steak sandwiches.

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Bison Steaks with Fig-Balsamic Sauce

Bison Steaks with Fig-Balsamic Sauce
© Jonny Valiant

At Maison Troisgros in France, Garrett Weber-Gale learned how to cook steak in a pan, which helps retain the juices. "Grilling," he says, "sucks the moisture out of meat." He's a big fan of bison, because it's leaner and higher in iron than beef, but beef tenderloin also works well here.

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Spicy Green Bean and Tofu Stir-Fry with Ground Bison

Spicy Green Bean and Tofu Stir-Fry with Ground Bison
© Quentin Bacon

Many cultures use meat as a flavoring instead of as the main ingredient. Here, ground bison adds substance and richness to the tofu and green beans in a chile sauce-spiked stir-fry. For the most sustainable and humane option, buy grass-finished bison.

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Bison Rib Eye Steaks with Roasted Garlic

Bison Rib Eye Steaks with Roasted Garlic
© Kana Okada

Prepare boneless bison rib eyes simply with garlic, chicken stock, and red wine. Choose earthy wines, like Pinot Noir, with earthy foods.

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