Snow Goose Pastrami Recipe


Caleb Richard

Jan 06, 2023·2 mins read
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If you're lucky enough to have a fresh harvest of snow geese this coming conservation season, one delicious way to enjoy the meat is by making your own pastrami. Not only is homemade pastrami a flavorful and delicious option, it's also a great way to make the most of your snow goose harvest and enjoy the meat all year round.

To make your own snow goose pastrami, you'll need the following ingredients:


  • 2 pounds thinly sliced snow goose meat

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons onion powder

  • 2 tablespoons paprika

  • 1 tablespoon coriander

  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds

  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns

  • 1 tablespoon pickling salt

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 cup white vinegar


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, coriander, mustard seeds, black peppercorns, and pickling salt.

  2. Place the sliced snow goose meat in a large resealable bag and sprinkle the spice mixture over the top. Seal the bag and massage the spices into the meat, making sure that all of the slices are coated.

  3. Place the bag in the refrigerator and let the meat marinate for at least 24 hours, or up to 48 hours for more intense flavor.

  4. Preheat your oven to 300°F.

  5. In a large pot, bring the water and vinegar to a boil. 

  6. Reduce the heat to a simmer and add the marinated meat to the pot. 

  7. Simmer the meat for about 20 minutes, or until it is cooked through and tender.

  8. Remove the meat from the pot and pat it dry with paper towels. 

  9. Place the slices on a wire rack and place the rack on a baking sheet.Place the baking sheet in the oven and cook the pastrami for about 2 hours, or until it is dry and crispy.

  10. Remove the pastrami from the oven and let it cool completely before storing it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

This homemade snow goose pastrami is a delicious and flavorful option for sandwiches, snacks, or charcuterie boards. It's also a great way to make the most of your snow goose harvest and enjoy the meat all year round.

Overall, making snow goose pastrami is a delicious and flavorful way to enjoy your fresh snow goose harvest. Whether you're enjoying it at home or taking it with you on your next outdoor adventure, pastrami is a tasty and convenient option. So, it's a great idea to try it out this coming conservation snow goose season.


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