Wild game Bacon
processhead Power User Regular Contributors Smoker Build Expert Bowl Choppers Nebraska Veteran Team Camo
Usually what I have seen described as deer bacon is actually a mixture of ground lean venison and ground pork fat mixed with cure and flavoring.
After mixing, it is formed into a loaf and smoked. After cooling it is sliced and packaged.
It can be very good and will have a bacon flavor, but the texture is entirely different than pork belly bacon.
HerbcoFood Regular Contributors Team Orange Sous Vide
Just as processhead described above that is the recipe I have had in the past for deer “bacon.”
Jonathon Team Blue Admin Walton's Employee Power User Kansas Dry Cured Sausage
tmully Imitation Bacon Unit Seasoning is really good for this purpose.
bocephus Team Orange Power User Canning Masterbuilt Regular Contributors Veteran New Mexico Sous Vide Gardening
I definitely recommend the imitation bacon flavoring. My younger brother wanted to try it so I made some with venison and added the imitation bacon flavor, turned out very good and now he wants more. I told him just as soon as he supplies the venison!