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10 Splendid Recipes For Beaver

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Are you looking to expand your wild game cooking repertoire? Look no further than these 10 delicious recipes for beaver! From smoked beaver tail to beaver burgers, these recipes are sure to please anyone who enjoys the unique flavor of this wild game. Whether you’re looking for a full meal, a side dish, or a unique snack, these recipes will have something for you. Give them a try and you’ll be able to create delicious dishes with a one-of-a-kind flavor.

For other wild game recipes, we recommend the Crock Pot Deer Steak recipe or our list of rabbit recipes.

Roasted Maple-Mustard Glazed Beaver

Description: Roasted Maple-Mustard Glazed Beaver is a savory and sweet dish that combines the classic flavors of maple and mustard with the unique taste of beaver. This dish is perfect for a special occasion, or anytime you’re looking for something a bit different.

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole beaver, about 4-5 pounds
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the beaver and pat dry. Place in a roasting pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the maple syrup, Dijon mustard, grainy mustard, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and black pepper.
  4. Brush the mixture over the beaver, making sure to cover it completely.
  5. Roast in the preheated oven for 2 hours, or until the beaver is cooked through.
  6. Remove from the oven and brush with additional glaze, if desired.
  7. Let the beaver rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

Baked Beaver with Herbs

Baked Beaver with Herbs is a delicious and unique dish that combines the earthy flavor of beaver with the freshness of herbs. It’s a great way to enjoy some traditional regional cooking with a modern twist.

Ingredients:

  • 1 beaver, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups chicken stock

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place the beaver pieces into a large roasting pan.
  3. Drizzle the olive oil over the beaver and rub it into the meat.
  4. Sprinkle the garlic, parsley, rosemary, salt and pepper over the beaver pieces.
  5. Pour the chicken stock into the bottom of the roasting pan.
  6. Cover the roasting pan with foil and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  7. Remove the foil, and bake for an additional 30 minutes, or until the beaver is cooked through.
  8. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Grilled Beaver with Rosemary

Grilled Beaver with Rosemary is a delicious game dish that will surely be a hit with your family and friends. This dish is easy to prepare and takes no more than 1 hour of preparation and cooking time.

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 lbs of beaver
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 2 tsp of onion powder
  • 2 tsp of rosemary
  • 1 tsp of oregano
  • 1 tsp of thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Rub the beaver with the olive oil and then season with garlic powder, onion powder, rosemary, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the beaver on the preheated grill and cook for 8-10 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  4. Remove the beaver from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Serve with a garnish of fresh rosemary. Enjoy!

Fried Beaver with BBQ Sauce

Fried Beaver with BBQ Sauce is a delicious dish that combines the savory flavor of fried beaver meat with the tangy sweetness of BBQ sauce. The beaver is lightly seasoned and fried until golden and crispy, then topped with your favorite BBQ sauce. This dish is sure to please with its unique flavors and textures.

Ingredients:

  • 1 beaver, cleaned and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • Your favorite BBQ sauce, for serving

Instructions:

  1. In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, and salt.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Dip each piece of beaver in the flour mixture, coating evenly.
  4. Place the coated beaver cubes in the hot oil and fry for about 5 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
  5. Transfer the fried beaver to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  6. Serve the fried beaver with your favorite BBQ sauce. Enjoy!

Beaver Skewers with Garlic Sauce

Beaver Skewers with Garlic Sauce is a delicious and unique dish that combines the savory flavor of beaver meat with a zesty garlic sauce. The beaver meat is marinated in a mixture of herbs and spices before being threaded onto skewers and grilled over an open flame. The garlic sauce is made with a blend of garlic, onions, and herbs and is perfect for drizzling over the skewers for added flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb of beaver meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the garlic sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of white wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Add the beaver cubes and toss to coat. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Thread the beaver cubes onto skewers and place them on the hot grill. Cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping occasionally, until the meat is cooked through and lightly charred.
  4. While the beaver skewers are grilling, make the garlic sauce. In a small saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and cook until the vegetables are softened and lightly browned. Add the oregano, parsley, and white wine and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve the beaver skewers with the garlic sauce drizzled over the top. Enjoy!

Beaver Chili

Beaver chili is a hearty and warming dish that is sure to please anyone looking for a comforting meal. It is made with ground beaver meat, red kidney beans, and a blend of spices, including chili powder, cumin, oregano, and cayenne pepper. The chili is simmered for several hours to create a thick and flavorful stew. The beaver meat is cooked slowly to ensure that it is tender and juicy. The red kidney beans add a creamy texture

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. of cooked beaver meat, diced
  • 2 cups of diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 (15 oz) can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of beef broth
  • ¼ teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the diced onion and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes until the onions become soft and fragrant.
  3. Add the chili powder, cumin, and tomato paste and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the diced beaver meat and cook for about 5 minutes until the meat is almost cooked through.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, beef broth, smoked paprika, and salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 20 minutes until the chili has thickened.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Beaver Stroganoff

Beaver Stroganoff is a hearty, flavorful dish inspired by traditional beef stroganoff. This unique version features beaver meat, which is high in protein and has a unique flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of beaver meat, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 ounces of mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the beaver cubes and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, and bell pepper and cook for another 4 minutes until softened.
  4. Add the mushrooms and cook for 4 minutes until they are softened and beginning to brown.
  5. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Pour in the beef stock and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a simmer.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Stir in the sour cream and parsley and cook for another 2 minutes until heated through.
  9. Serve over egg noodles or mashed potatoes and enjoy!

Beaver Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Beaver Tacos with Avocado Salsa is a delicious Mexican-inspired dish that is perfect for any occasion. This dish consists of freshly grilled beaver meat, seasoned with cumin, oregano, garlic, and other spices. The beaver is then wrapped in warm, homemade flour tortillas and topped with a creamy, flavorful avocado salsa. The salsa is made with fresh avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, and lime juice

Ingredients:

For the Beaver Tacos:

  • 1 pound of cooked beaver meat, diced
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 flour tortillas

For the Avocado Salsa:

  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions:

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  2. Add the diced onion and sauté for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the diced beaver meat, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, and salt.
  4. Sauté for 5-7 minutes or until the beaver meat is cooked through.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the freshly chopped cilantro.
  6. To make the avocado salsa, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir until combined.
  7. Heat the tortillas in a skillet or microwave until warm.
  8. To assemble the tacos, place a few spoonfuls of the beaver meat mixture onto each tortilla, followed by a spoonful of avocado salsa.
  9. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Beaver Stew with Root Vegetables

Beaver Stew with Root Vegetables is a hearty, filling meal that can be enjoyed during the colder winter months. This stew combines the flavors of wild game with root vegetables to create a unique and flavorful dish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds beaver meat, cubed
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 large parsnips, diced
  • 2 large turnips, diced
  • 2 large potatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add cubed beaver meat and cook until browned, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add beef broth, smoked paprika, thyme, and oregano and bring to a simmer.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and add carrots, parsnips, turnips, and potatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Stir in fresh parsley, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  7. Serve hot. Enjoy!

Maple-Glazed Beaver Kabobs

Description: Maple-Glazed Beaver Kabobs are an exotic and delicious dish featuring marinated beaver meat, grilled on skewers and drizzled with a sweet maple glaze.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb of beaver meat
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. First, marinate the beaver meat in the olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, and pepper. Allow to marinate for at least two hours in the refrigerator.
  2. When ready to cook, preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Skewer the marinated beaver meat onto metal or bamboo skewers.
  4. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for 8-10 minutes, flipping every two minutes to ensure even cooking.
  5. Once the beaver kabobs are cooked through, remove from the grill and brush with the maple syrup.
  6. Serve the Maple-Glazed Beaver Kabobs warm and enjoy!

Recipes For Beaver – Conclusion

No matter how you like your beaver, these recipes provide plenty of options to cook up a delicious meal. Whether you prefer a classic stew or something a little more adventurous, these recipes are sure to satisfy. From simple, slow-cooked meals to quick, convenient options, you can be sure that your family will be begging for seconds. So the next time you’re looking for a new way to enjoy the amazing, nutritious taste of beaver, why not try one of these delicious recipes?

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