Venison Tenderloin Sliders

Servings: 4

The best wild game sandwich I've ever had...

  • Prep Time

    10 minutes

  • Cook Time

    1 hour

  • Total Time (with rest)

    1 hour

The How To:


  • ~1 lbs. Venison Backstrap
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. OPEN SEASON
  • 1 Red Onion (julienned)
  • 3 tbsp. Butter (divided)
  • 8 pieces Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • 8 slider Buns
  • Lowcountry Gold


  1. Place BACKSTRAP in freezer for 45 minutes.
  2. Place skillet onto burner and turn to medium low. While in freezer, julien the red onion. Place 2 tbsp. BUTTER and RED ONION into skillet. Stir occasionally.
  3. After 45 minutes, pull BACKSTRAP and slice as thin as you can. Using a knife if fine.
  4. Caramelized onions should be done. Pull the onions out of the pan and turn skillet to medium-high. Add 1 tbsp. BUTTER.
  5. Once BUTTER is bubbling add in sliced BACKSTRAP and OPEN SEASON. Cook until just a little pink remains.
  6. Build your sliders! Add CHEESE SLICE to every bun. Evenly distribute BACKSTRAP onto SLIDER BUNS. Top with CARAMELIZED ONIONS and drizzle with LOWCOUNTRY GOLD!


  • Try smoking the backstrap for a different flavor addition.
  • Add Cranberry Sauce to some Lowcountry Gold for a nice twist.
  • Thinly slice Honey Crisp Apples and place on sandwiches.

Common Questions

1) Can I use another meat for this?

Absolutely! This recipes can work for more classic meats like pork and chicken, but also elk, moose, and even bear!