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Cooking Tips for Bison Meat, Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Toronto, Ontario

Bison meat is a nutrient dense food that Thunder Ridge Bison Co. in Uxbridge, Ontario provides farm-to-table. If you've got some meat from a local butcher, these tips and recipes may interest you.

Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Cooking Bison Steaks, Ontario

Bison Steaks

Grilled, Broiled, or Pan-Broiled

Use steak ¾ to 1 inch thick.

  • To ensure an even sear, thoroughly pat steaks dry with paper towel to remove excess moisture.
  • Season as desired to taste.
  • Place in lightly oiled skillet and use medium heat on stove top.
  • Place buffalo on BBQ or 6 inches from the heat source in broiler.
  • Cook 4 – 5 minutes per side.
  • To increase tenderness, marinate sirloin tip and inside round steaks for 8- 24 hours

Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Cooking with Bison Roasts, Ontario

Bison Roasts

Sirloin Tip & Inside Round

  • Sear roast in oven at 500°F (260°C) or on stove in a hot pan.
  • Season roast, add ¼ cup (50 mL) of liquid (water or red wine).
  • Roast at 325°F (165°C) in covered pan or place in slow cooker.
  • Roast to medium-rare - 145°F (63°C).

Rib, Loin and Tenderloin

  • Use uncovered pan with rack.
  • Season as desired to taste.
  • Cook at 275°F (135°C) and do not cook past medium 155°F (68°C).

Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Cooking with Ground Bison, Ontario

Ground Bison

Bison Burgers

  • To maintain tenderness, do not over-work meat when forming patties.
  • Cook ground meats to 160°F (70°C) internal temperature. Always use a meat thermometer to gauge internal temperatures.
  • Make sure all patties sit flat on grill for entire cooking time.
  • Cooking equipment should maintain temperature of 375°F (190°C) even when loading continuously with frozen patties.
  • Ground bison should always be cooked until no pink remains.

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Thunder Ridge Bison Co., Bison Breeding in Uxbridge, Ontario

We Have a Passion for Bison

  • "There is great peace in watching these majestic animals graze the land. They are so calm and quiet. I love spending time in the field with them."
    - Michelle Arnold