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What do you all do with your animals shank meat??

Way to many tendons to do anything with.....toss it.
3 (3.6%)
Way to many tendons....hack it for an hour and put 1/2lb of meat in burger.
11 (13.1%)
Tendons...what tendons??.....grind it into burger, know on will notice.
29 (34.5%)
Shank meat is prized by me and is ranked next to tenderloin.
28 (33.3%)
other....please explain in the comments.
13 (15.5%)

Total Members Voted: 84

Voting closed: January 03, 2024, 12:51:42 PM

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2023, 04:48:34 PM »
Necks, shoulders, and shanks are as prized as backstraps in the Blanchard house. I cringe anytime I see a round roast go into a crockpot and neck meat into a grinder. It's completely backwards. Probably my favorite thing to do with shanks is my sweet and spicy Barbacoa.
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2023, 04:51:38 PM »
That looks delicious... 

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2023, 04:53:27 PM »
That looks delicious...
just nasty old shoe leather. Could barely choke it down  :chuckle:
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #33 on: December 04, 2023, 04:55:39 PM »
That looks delicious...
just nasty old shoe leather. Could barely choke it down  :chuckle:
I'm afraid to see what goes into your grinder meat pile.

I will admit it looks pretty good.
There is a big difference between shank and neck meat.
If that's what you get out of shank meat,that's pretty good .
You better share that recipe so others can benefit.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 05:12:19 PM by hunter399 »
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #34 on: December 04, 2023, 04:57:17 PM »
That looks delicious...
just nasty old shoe leather. Could barely choke it down  :chuckle:


Send it my way if it becomes to much to chew....I'll give it a go and see if my chompers can handle it.   :chuckle: :chuckle: :tup:

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #35 on: December 04, 2023, 04:57:27 PM »
Ha ha, all of my game necks get corned. You cannot tell them from good corned beef. I also corn ducks and geese. My front shoulders on deer are usually made into large roasts they will feed a family and make the best as you sandwiches or French dips whatever you wanna call them that you can eat most of the time you can barely get two days out of a shoulder.

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2023, 05:03:23 PM »
Ha ha, all of my game necks get corned. You cannot tell them from good corned beef. I also corn ducks and geese. My front shoulders on deer are usually made into large roasts they will feed a family and make the best as you sandwiches or French dips whatever you wanna call them that you can eat most of the time you can barely get two days out of a shoulder.
I have done that before with neck,not shanks.
Corned is pretty good . :chuckle:
I can't remember what I did 8 day soak I think.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2023, 05:13:44 PM by hunter399 »
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #39 on: December 04, 2023, 07:03:01 PM »
That soup looks delicious  :EAT:

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #40 on: December 04, 2023, 07:08:22 PM »
I need to get a bandsaw!!   I usually cut the meat off the bone or do the entire bone in shank.  I bet that bone marrow offers a lot of flavor.    :drool: :drool:

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #41 on: December 04, 2023, 07:14:45 PM »
That looks killer bb
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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #42 on: December 04, 2023, 09:43:52 PM »
I always freeze them separately. They make better stews and braised dishes than other random trimmings. They also make a better canned product in my opinion.

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #43 on: December 04, 2023, 10:20:12 PM »
I crockpot them and shred and make nachos or tacos

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Re: Shank meat....what do you do with it??
« Reply #44 on: December 04, 2023, 11:21:26 PM »
Crosscut bone in. Cooked in a dutch oven or crock pot. Incredible. The first cuts off my moose that I cooked.

 


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